We hereby inform the Shareholders that we will carry out the payment of interest on equity related to the third quarter of 2011, in the amount of R$ 58,296,393.90 (fifty-eight million, two hundred and ninety-six thousand, three hundred and ninety-three Reais and ninety cents) which, after Income Tax withholding at source, results on net interest on equity of R$ 49,551,934.82 (forty-nine million, five hundred and fifty-one thousand, nine hundred and thirty-four Reais and eighty-two cents), according to the decision made at the Board of Director’s Meeting held on May 06, 2008.

Porto Alegre, September 01, 2011.

João Emílio Gazzana
CFO & Investor Relations Officer

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