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Investors query funding costs at a private Tesla

Several Tesla Inc shareholders have told Reuters they are concerned that the electric car maker will have to pay more to fund its growth if it becomes a private company and loses the ability to sell new shares to stock market investors.

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Whistleblower accuses Tesla of spying on employees at Gigafactory: attorney

An employee fired from Tesla Inc's Nevada battery factory filed a whistleblower complaint with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, accusing the company of spying on employees and failing to act after learning that a Mexican cartel may be dealing drugs inside the plant, his attorney said on Thursday.

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Breakingviews - Revamped U.S. deal reviews are skid risk for Tesla

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk's idea of taking the company private faces risks beyond the financial and disclosure-related kind. Saudi Arabia’s help in a buyout could spur national-security scrutiny under the newly expanded powers of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

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Tesla, Musk face SEC wrist slap at worst, experts say: Frankel

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the company itself may have little to fear from U.S. regulators according to legal analysts, despite Musk's failure so far to back up his early August tweet saying he had "funding secured" for his plan to take the electric car maker private.

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SEC scrutiny of Tesla grows as Goldman hints at adviser role

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to Tesla Inc regarding Chief Executive Elon Musk's plan to take the company private and his statement that funding was "secured," Fox Business Network reported on Wednesday, citing sources.

A look at Tesla's nine-member board

Tesla Inc's board has named a special committee of three directors to negotiate with Chief Executive Elon Musk on taking the electric car maker private, although it said it was yet to see a firm offer from him.

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Breakingviews - Tesla is risky vehicle for Saudi reform drive

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman risks picking the wrong driver. The kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund already holds nearly 5 percent of Tesla and expressed interest in taking the electric-vehicle innovator private, according to boss Elon Musk. That’d be a dicey way to diversify away from oil.