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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:
https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1026890900885184514
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.
https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1026894228541071360
Shareholders could either to sell at 420 or hold shares & go private
https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1026892550337122304
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.
https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1026907699760390146
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.

-IGU-
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