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The American billionaire has made a controversial $43 billion offer but faces many obstacles in acquiring the social media giant.
Twitter’s board has armed itself against a potential takeover after Elon Muskthe world’s richest man said he wants to buy the social media giant.
The billionaire has made an offer of 43,000 million dollars. According to Musk, Twitter must be private in order to grow and become a platform for freedom of expression. But the Twitter board is fighting back.
has adopted a calling “poison pill” plan that will prevent anyone from owning more than 15 percent of the company’s stock.
What is driving Musk’s quest to own Twitter? And what would a possible acquisition mean for this platform?
Presenter: Kim Vinnell
Tim Hubbard – assistant professor of management, University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business
Jim Anderson – Social Media Industry Leader at Glasswing Ventures
William Cohan – founder of Puck News; former investment banker in mergers and acquisitions