Material Fact - Complementary Dividends for the Fiscal Year of 2016

We hereby inform the shareholders that it was approved at the General Shareholders‘ Meeting held on April 28, 2017, in compliance with the Bylaws of Banrisul, the payment of complimentary dividends for the year 2016 in the amount of R$16,677,064.42 (sixteen million, six hundred and seventy-seven thousand, sixty-four Reais and forty-two cents).

All shareholders registered in the Company‘s records as owners or usufruct right holders of such shares as of May 04, 2017 will be entitled to dividends, after which date shares will be traded "ex-dividend".

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Ricardo Richiniti Hingel
CFO and Investor Relations Officer
Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul S.A. - Banrisul

Banrisul S.A.
Investor Relations
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