Elon Musk wants to buy Twitter again for $44 billion - shares of the company soared by more than 20%

American billionaire Elon Musk has gone to the second round in an attempt to acquire Twitter. The first one ended

the fact that the businessman refused to buy the company, allegedly due to the large number of bots on the social network.

What is known

Twitter reports Musk's new attempt to buyBloomberg, citing sources familiar with the situation. Later, Sean Edgett, a legal consultant for Twitter, confirmed receipt of the letter from representatives of the billionaire.

Elon Musk first announced plans to acquireTwitter in mid-spring 2022 for $44 billion, i.e. at $54.2 per share. According to Sean Edgett, the company is now ready to close the deal at the same price.

Twitter stock jumped 18% on the back of the buy information. After the resumption of trading, the securities continued to rise in price. The cost reached $52. The daily increase was 22.24%.