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Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley just landed one of the biggest deals of the year

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Tesla just announced a $2 billion stock offering — and it's great news for Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.The two banks are acting as lead joint book runners on the offering, according to a statement.Deutsche Bank, Citibank, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch will act as additional book-running managers.Tesla is offering about $1.4 billion of shares, according to the press release.

CEO Elon Musk is selling the remaining shares.The deal is the fifth-largest equity-capital markets transaction in the US in 2016, after TransCanada, ArcelorMittal, Molson Coors, and Baxalta.Goldman Sachs analysts on Wednesday issued a "buy" rating on Tesla's stock, leading to a jump in its price.NOW WATCH: Everything Elon Musk just revealed about the Tesla Model 3Loading video...

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