THE BIGGEST BOSSES 47. DAVID RODERICK USX A CEO AS TOUGH AS STEEL (Fortune Magazine, 1987)
"this was followed by a takeover proposal from raider Carl Icahn. By most accounts the company won the strike. Roderick, 63, punctured Icahn's balloon by piling up $3 billion in debt due if the company changed hands. He used the money to restructure the company yet again"....
Houston Lawyer Joe Jamail Sued the $10.5-Billion Pants Off Texaco and Stands to Pocket a Record Fee (People Magazine, 1986)
1) Carl Icahn wants to own US Steel
2) Carl Icahn settles the Texaco/Getty Oil lawsuit (hat tip Livermore Report)