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Matt Levine

Musk Will Buy Twitter at the Last Minute

Also Ye is not a billionaire, distressed-debt interest-stripping and diamond derivatives.

Obviously I’ll miss this but at least it is going to go exactly as long as possible:

Is this deal going to close on Thursday? Oh no, no no no. He’s got until 5 p.m. on Friday. A plausible time to close would be 4:45 on Friday, possibly 4:20. Really 5:30 is not entirely off the table; if they are all doing good amicable closing stuff at 4:59 Twitter is not going to go running to the judge to complain about it being a few minutes late.  Why close on Thursday and take all the suspense out of it?