Elon Musk completes Twitter purchase, fires company’s top executives – BBC News BBC Homepage

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Elon Musk walked into Twitter headquarters on Wednesday with a sink in his hands.

Elon Musk closed his deal to buy Twitter on Thursday and fired its top executives, according to US media.

The transaction concerned US$44 billion just hours before deadline for the billionaire to seal his agreement to buy the social network.

Musk’s early moves to head Twitter included the dismissal of CEO Parag Agrawalwho went to court to force the Tesla boss to honor the terms of a takeover deal he had been trying to escape, the Washington Post and CNBC reported, citing unnamed sources.

Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal was also fired.

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