Twitter shares to be suspended on NYSE as Musk nears takeover By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Elon Musk’s Twitter profile is seen on a smartphone atop printed Twitter logos on this picture illustration taken April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Picture

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc. (NYSE:) shares shall be suspended from buying and selling on Friday, the New York Inventory Change’s web site mentioned, as billionaire Elon Musk faces a court-ordered Oct. 28 deadline to finish his 44-year deal. billions of {dollars} for the social media platform.

Musk, the world’s richest individual, visited Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters on Wednesday and hinted that he was the corporate’s greatest boss after updating his profile bio to “Chief tweet”.

Reuters reported on Tuesday that fairness traders, together with Sequoia Capital, Binance, Qatar Funding Authority and others, had obtained required paperwork for the funding dedication from Musk’s attorneys.

Finishing the deal would mark the top of a lawsuit filed by Twitter, which, together with traders, now expects the deal to shut on its unique phrases of $54.20 per share.

Shares of the corporate closed at $53.35 on the NYSE on Wednesday. They had been up about 1% to $53.90 in prolonged buying and selling, barely beneath Musk’s supply value.