"If Elon Musk resigns or is not the CEO, Tesla is a fundamentally different company that is less attractive to us", said Ross Gerber, chief executive officer of Gerber Kawasaki in Santa Monica, California, which holds Tesla stock.
Tesla shares have been volatile for years, but even by its standards, August and September have been dramatic.
The Securities Exchange Commission, an integral branch of the US Government, is suing Elon Musk for issuing misleading Tweets which coerced investors into thinking he was taking his Tesla company private. Credit investors think that without Musk, Tesla would have a harder time tapping debt or equity markets.
But Gorman said the Saudi fund's reported interest in a take-private deal was enough to make Musk's statements legal, if ill-advised.
SEC's complaint held that Musk fabricated the August claim, causing Tesla's shares to rise since he had not really confirmed the key terms and conditions of the deal with any potential funder.
But sources, who requested anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly, told Reuters that while Musk was ready to go to trial he could still settle. On the plus side, Musk would not need to admit guilt or relinquish his role as CEO.
The SEC charged Tesla with failing to have required disclosure controls and procedures for Musk's tweets. "I just disagree with their judgment here", he said.
The board also lacks a director who could take over for Musk, said investment adviser Cornerstone Capital's research chief, John Wilson.
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It's looking like another bad day for Silicon Valley billionaires Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg. He also hired former Assistant U.S. Attorney Chris Clark of Latham & Watkins to defend him in the case, the people said. The SEC declined to comment on the settlement reports.
A report by CNBC overnight claims the SEC offered Musk a settlement deal, which he was close to signing, but backed out of at the last minute.
A Tesla charging station is seen in Salt Lake City, Utah, on September 28, 2017.
It remains unknown who started the shop, or if funds made from selling the products will help cover billionaire Musk's defense fund.
"To be clear, near-term if Tesla is able to ramp the Model 3 over the coming quarters, we believe cash flow should improve".
Tesla investors probably would have welcomed such a pact because it would have left him in place as CEO.
"My guess is he'll pay a big fine".
"His ego is so clearly tied to the company, so what would be best for Tesla's investors would be for him to realize the company is more important than his ego", Munster said.