ESTÁCIO PARTICIPAÇÕES S.A. (“Company”), and BANCO BTG PACTUAL S.A. (“BTG Pactual” or “Lead Coordinator”), BANCO DE INVESTIMENTOS CREDIT SUISSE (BRASIL) S.A. (“Credit Suisse”) and BANCO SANTANDER (BRASIL) S.A. (“Santander” and, together with the Lead Coordinator and Credit Suisse, “Offering Coordinators”) clarify to the market on subjects regarding the primary and secondary public offering of Company’s common, registered, book entry shares with no par value and free and clear of encumbrances, (“Offering” and “Shares”), as provided for in articles 48 and 49 of CVM Rule 400, of December 29, 2003, as amendments thereto (“CVM Rule 400”), and CVM Rule 358, of January 3, 2002, as amendments thereto, in view of recent statements given on the media concerning the Company, specially the article published in “Exame” magazine, page 60, on August 5, 2010, under the title “Esse tem que dar certo” (It has to work out), that any information or statement with regards to the Offering or the Company, that may eventually be announced on the media, must not be considered by Offering’s
potential investors in their decision making process towards investing in Shares. The Offering’s potential investors must only consider information disclosed by the Company and/or by the Offering Coordinators (as defined in the Preliminary Prospectus) by means of the Preliminary Prospectus of Primary Public Offering of Company’s Common Shares (“Preliminary Prospectus”), of September 14, 2010, including the Company’s Reference Form, specially the Risk Factors section, as well as the Notice to the Market published on September 14, 2010 and on September 21, 2010.
The Company also informs that it decided, in view of the article published in the newspaper, to change the original schedule of this operation, and postponed the publication date of the Offering’s Notice to the Market (“Notice to the Market”), that took place on September 14, 2010, or, 40 days after the article was published.
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