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Elon Musk and Twitter reached a deal on Thursday.
Musk is the official owner of Twitter.
Elon Musk purchased Twitter for $54.20 per share – or about $44 billion.
“Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal and finance chief Ned Segal have left the company’s San Francisco headquarters and will not be returning, sources said.” – According to CNBC.
Vijaya Gadde was also fired on Thursday.
BREAKING: After officially closing the deal to purchase Twitter, Elon Musk immediately fired— Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) October 28, 2022
– CEO Parag Agrawal
– CFO Ned Segal
– Head of Trust & Safety and Legal Vijaya Gadde.
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Elon Musk is now the owner of Twitter.
Thursday evening, Twitter and Musk formally closed on the billionaire’s offer to take the company private by paying $54.20 per share, equal to about $44 billion, sources close to the deal told Insider. Musk made a U-turn on the offer in October, after spending months trying to pull out of the agreement. The same evening, Musk also ousted CEO Parag Agrawal and CFO Ned Segal the sources said.
Musk has been at Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters this week, meeting with workers and holding impromptu discussions with them in the cafe, Insider reported. An all-hands meeting is expected to take place on Friday.
As a result of the new deal, Twitter’s lawsuit against Musk over the $44 billion purchase will come to an end after Twitter files for the case to be dismissed in the Delaware Court of Chancery, University of Michigan business law professor Erik Gordon said.
Recall, Vijaya Gadde, an immigrant from India who hates the First Amendment, was behind the censorship of conservatives and Trump supporters.
"I’ve never met a national politician in the U.S. who is so ill informed, evasive, puerile and deceptive as Trump." https://t.co/Wv1tXKGWAF— Vijaya Gadde (@vijaya) March 27, 2016
Vijaya Gadde was responsible for the censorship and banning policies at Twitter. She is famous for this and apparently took great pride in it.
In her role she allowed the Ayatollah of Iran to promote hate speech on the platform but she took down the account of the leader of the free world, President Donald Trump.