From hostile takeover bid to ‘best and final deal’: Here’s how Elon Musk-Twitter deal unfolded

Elon Musk is the richest person on the planet, with a net worth of nearly $260 billion. He has stated several times that he wants Twitter to remain a "free speech" platform.

The top Twitter shareholders as of April 15, 2022, before Musk's takeover.

Elon Musk has purchased Twitter at a price that is higher than the stock's latest closing price.

Musk began the process by purchasing a 9.2 percent stake in Twitter earlier this month.

Elon Musk, the tech billionaire who also owns SpaceX and Tesla, has reached an agreement to buy a 100% share in Twitter for $44 billion.

Elon Musk, the tech billionaire who also owns SpaceX and Tesla, has reached an agreement to buy a 100% share in Twitter for $44 billion.