• A deal to take Tesla private probably won't come from Wall Street or Silicon Valley

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk shocked observers on Tuesday when he announced his desire to take Tesla private, but nearly two days later, it's unclear where the funding will come from.
    Banks or investment firms would likely be put off by an inability to fund a deal through debt, according to James Rosener, a partner at the law firm Pepper Hamilton.
    A nation's sovereign wealth fund is more likely, according to Rosener, who listed Saudi Arabia as a possible candidate.
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk shocked observers on Tuesday when he announced his desire to take the company private .
    Musk said he had the...
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  • Elon Musk's $82 Billion Tesla Buyout Folly

    Elon Musk's $82 Billion Tesla Buyout Folly

    11 days ago - By Forbes

    Elon Musk set off a lot of speculation about taking Tesla private. When you add up the outstanding stock, debt and stock options the total price is $82 billion. Unless almost all of the current shareholders exchange their stock into the private company his tweets could make him look foolish.
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  • Report: SEC examining Elon Musk tweets about taking Tesla private

    Report: SEC examining Elon Musk tweets about taking Tesla private

    11 days ago - By Stl Today

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk could be the subject of a new investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission following his Tuesday tweet saying he wanted to take the electric car company private. The SEC has inquired with Tesla about...
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  • The X Factor: How China Will Help Elon Musk Take Tesla Private

    11 days ago - By Forbes

    Look for China to play a crucial role in Tesla's efforts to go private.
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