DEFINITION of 'Schedule 13E-4'

This schedule is known as an "issuer tender offer statement." It must be filed by certain reporting companies that make tender offers for their own securities – a "self-tender." Schedule 13E-4 is filed in connection with Rule 13e-4 under the 1934 Act imposing added requirements that an issuer must comply with when it is making an issuer tender offer.

BREAKING DOWN 'Schedule 13E-4'

This schedule is now considered to be obsolete by the SEC. It was replaced in January, 2000 by Schedule TO-I.

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