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Small-Time Funds Get Path to Invest in Musk’s Twitter Buyout

  • Investors are being invited to join unsanctioned side funds
  • Banks are still soliciting more direct investment in the deal
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Musk Gets Extra $7 Billion in Financing for Twitter
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The roster of backers supporting Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter Inc. could soon get much more crowded. 

Some potential investors -- including hedge funds and wealthy individuals -- have been pitched the opportunity to invest $5 million or more in the Twitter buyout, according to people with knowledge of the matter. They’re being invited to commit money through special-purpose vehicles that will pool capital together from a variety of smaller sources, the people said.