Schedule TO-T

DEFINITION of 'Schedule TO-T'

This schedule must be filed with the SEC by any entity, other than the issuer itself, making a tender offer for certain equity securities registered pursuant to Section 14d or 13e of the 1934 Act. This schedule replaced Schedule 14D-1 in January, 2000.

BREAKING DOWN 'Schedule TO-T'

This third-party tender offer statement must also be sent to certain other parties, such as the issuer of the security and any competing bidders for the company's securities. In addition, Regulation 14D sets forth certain other requirements that must be complied with in connection with a tender offer.