Posts tagged: Elon Musk

Elon Musk may launch Twitter bid, claim reports - Part 3

Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 7:27 pm

That was quick!

Elon Musk has agreed a deal with Twitter's board to purchase the microblogging site for $44 billion.

Now, the financial media commentariat's focussing (mainly on Twitter, ironically) on what the maverick billionaire plans to with the site, with many concerned about the negative impact.

Strange, though, that the idea of a counterbid to Musk's offer appears to have completely dissapeared from the general discourse.....

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Elon Musk may launch Twitter bid, claim reports

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 8:24 am

There has been plenty of coverage over the last few days about Elon Musk's stakebuilding in Twitter and what it could mean for the micro-blogging website.

Several newspapers, including the Daily Mail, even went so far to report rumours that he may interested in launching a hostile takeover. Below are the links to their articles:..

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Tesla should be takeover target for a European car maker, Apple or private equity, argues Telegraph writer

Saturday, 1 June 2019, 2:35 pm

Sitting in the office on a sunny Saturday afternoon gave Betaville a bit of time to go through the newspapers properly - and in doing so I stumbled across this rather fantastical column in The Daily Telegraph by Matthew Lynn.

In a piece entitled "Time for someone in Europe to step up and snap up Tesla" Lynn dedicates a whole column to the idea that Tesla - the controversial car company led by even more controversial Elon Musk - should be bought...

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Silly season arrives...

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 10:42 pm

Yes, it's that time that time of the year known as silly season (or the dog days of summer if your from across the pond).

In Europe, chief executives, bankers and hedge fund managers slope off to their villas or yachts in the Mediterranean while the juniors remain in the office to keep an eye on things...

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