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When a public company (e.g. Twitter) goes private, when do shareholders receive funds?

I was wondering what is the reasonable time frame when ordinary investors receive the money from a sale of a company that is acquired to become private. I see Twitter was acquired on Thursday (Oct 27, ...
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What happens to short PUT and short Call options on acquisitions. e.g Twitter

Currently Twitter is being acquired by Elon Musk. As now the deal is likely to go ahead. What happens to the seller of Call options ( suppose some one has sold call for $60 strike expiring in June ...
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When Twitter gets sold, do pre-purchase shareholders need to do anything?

Twitter is currently publicly traded, but once Elon Musk buys it, it'll go private. Do current Twitter shareholders need to place sell orders so Musk can buy their shares?
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