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Elon Musk secures over $7 billion in funding from investors including Larry Ellison


Larry Ellison, co-founder and chairman of Oracle Corp., speaks through the Oracle OpenWorld 2017 convention in San Francisco on October 3, 2017.

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Elon Musk has secured $7.14 billion in funding from a bunch of traders that features Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison to fund his $44 billion takeover of social-media platform Twitter, in line with a submitting on Thursday.

Musk revealed in a filing he had acquired fairness dedication letters from traders together with Sequoia Capital, Brookfield, Qatar Holding and others.

The transfer comes as Musk’s margin mortgage was decreased to $6.25 billion from $12.5 billion introduced earlier, the submitting revealed.

Musk will proceed to carry talks with present holders of Twitter, together with the corporate’s former chief Jack Dorsey, to contribute shares to the proposed acquisition, the submitting confirmed.

Reuters final week reported Musk was in talks with massive funding companies and excessive net-worth people about taking up extra financing for his Twitter acquisition and tying up much less of his wealth within the deal.

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