Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Inc, offered $4 billion price of the electrical automobile maker’s inventory on Thursday, in response to US securities filings, probably to assist fund his deliberate acquisition of Twitter Inc.

In keeping with the paperwork, he offered 4.4 million shares, representing 2.6 % of his holding within the firm.

The sale comes after Musk mentioned that he had agreed to purchase Twitter for $44 billion in money, a deal that may give the world’s richest individual management of the social media community utilized by tens of millions of individuals and world leaders. In keeping with Forbes, Musk’s internet price is $268 billion.

Musk said that he would contribute a $21 billion fairness funding as a part of the acquisition.