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I wonder if Tesla's proposal to go private involved buying out all of the retail investors at something close to the $420 per share mentioned in Musk's tweets, would retail investors support that?

This is a hypothetical that will never happen. The following tweets from Musk give his position on keeping current retail investors invested:
My hope is *all* current investors remain with Tesla even if we’re private. Would create special purpose fund enabling anyone to stay with Tesla. Already do this with Fidelity’s SpaceX investment.
Shareholders could either to sell at 420 or hold shares & go private
Am super appreciative of Tesla shareholders. Will ensure their prosperity in any scenario.

As pointed out upthread, it's complicated to allow retail investors to remain in a private company - not impossible, but complicated.
Elon Musk is not afraid of complicated. The forced buyout scenario has no chance of happening.
Def no forced sales. Hope all shareholders remain. Will be way smoother & less disruptive as a private company. Ends negative propaganda from shorts.

But if somehow such a situation were to come up, I believe my support would be irrelevant. It would be decided by the big shareholders.

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