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Here’s how Elon Musk can borrow billions of dollars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is pictured as he attends the start of the production at Tesla's "Gigafactory" in Gruenheide, southeast of Berlin.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is pictured as he attends the start of the production at Tesla's "Gigafactory" in Gruenheide, southeast of Berlin.

For almost all of us, $44 billion is an amount of money we can’t even fathom—let alone access in order to buy one of the largest social media companies in the world. 

But Elon Musk is poised to do just that.If the deal between Musk and Twitter pans out, it could be the second-largest deal of its kind in American history.

Here’s the catch. Much of the $44 billion Musk needs to buy Twitter isn’t lying around in his bank accounts. 

So how does someone—even a billionaire—borrow that much money?

We talk about Elon Musk’s plans to purchase Twitter—and where he’s getting the money to do it.

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