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Elon Musk’s Pursuit of Twitter Accentuates Tesla’s Key-Man Risk

April 27, 2022, 11:30 AM

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Elon Musk appears to be redeeming himself somewhat years after his failed bid to take Tesla private. Twitter is letting him try again, this time with the social media company.

Though details of the “funding secured” for this deal remain a bit opaque, he’s managed to win over Twitter’s board with a $44 billion offer that, if it goes through, will be one of the biggest leveraged buyouts in history.

This raises questions with huge implications, from who will Musk install to lead Twitter, ...