Elon Musk’s amended Schedule 13D to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed that Binance has committed to provide $500 million to Twitter. This confirms that Binance endorses Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter. Binance is only one of the 18 equity investors funding Elon Musk’s $44 billion offer for Twitter.
The Twitter crypto community was ecstatic about the news with projects like Venus, Cake and Plastiks already looking positively affected by it. Prominent crypto accounts like Bitcoin Archive chimed in that it was only a “pocket change” for Binance. Meanwhile, the CEO of BlueOfficial called the contribution “Boss moves” as more of the community rejoiced.
Out of the 18 equity investors, Binance had the fourth largest aggregate equity commitment – topped only by Dubai-based VyCapital ($700M), Sequoia Capital Fund ($800M), and Lawrence J. Ellison Revocable Trust ($1B), respectively. All of these commitments have provided an aggregate of approximately $7.139 billion.
Musk requires an aggregate of $21 billion in financing commitments to fund the purchase.
In other news, Binance goes on with to be active in its business over the past two months. CZ tweeted a breakdown of Binance’s activities beginning from February 28, 2022, to May 4, 2022. The tweet includes Binance getting licenses from Bahrain and Dubai, registration from Sweden and France, and the Abu Dhabi in-principle approval.