Carl Icahn Is Human


Well, more likely, someone who works for him is. Yesterday, someone forgot to double-check his or her SEC corporate tag glossary and scared the shit out of Gannett management, when he or she was actually trying to scare the shit out of Hertz management, which may not be necessary anymore because Hertz seems to have gotten the message.

What Mr. Icahn’s firm actually disclosed was that it had exercised its options for shares in Hertz Global Holdings, the car rental company in which it already owned an 8.5 percent stake….

But Icahn Capital inadvertently gave the document the wrong corporate tag for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s filing system, Andrew Langham, a lawyer for the firm, told DealBook.

Carl Icahn’s Firm Makes a Fat-Finger Error in S.E.C. Filing [DealBook]