How Elon Musk plans to finance his $46.5b Twitter bid

Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during a Tesla event in Palo Alto, California October 14, 2015. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

It is the biggest acquisition financing ever put forward for one person. Elon Musk is doing it his way.

More than two-thirds of the $46.5 billion financing package that Musk unveiled on Thursday in support of his bid for Twitter Inc would come from his assets, with the remainder coming from bank loans secured against the social media platform’s assets.

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