We hereby inform our shareholders that the Board of Directors of Kroton Educacional S/A (“Company”), at a meeting held on June 24, 2009, at 2:30 P.M. at the Company‘s headquarters, approved the distribution of interim dividends, based on the Company’s net income during the first quarter, ended March 2009, totaling R$12,050,767.39 (twelve million, fifty thousand, seven hundred and sixty-seven reais and thirty-nine centavos), without monetary restatement and withholding income tax, pursuant to the prevailing legislation. The dividends will be paid to shareholders, proportional to their shareholdings, in the amount of R$0.05649912 per share or R$0.39549384 per unit, each unit comprising 1 common share (ON) and 6 preferred shares (PN). Shares held in treasury on June 24, 2009 were excluded from this calculation. Payment will take place on September 15, 2009, considering the Company‘s shareholder base at the close of trading on June 25, 2009 and the constitution of capital reserves approved by the Board of Directors meeting of September 2, 2009. Shareholders whose account details are registered with Banco Itaú S/A, the depositary institution for the Company’s shares, will be credited automatically on September 15, 2009. Shareholders whose account details are not so registered may go to any branch of Banco Itaú S.A. as of September 15, 2009 to update their registration details and subsequently receive payment of the dividends.
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Belo Horizonte, September 14, 2009
ALICIA MARIA GRÓSS FIGUEIRÓ PINHEIRO
Executive Vice-President and Investor Relations Officer
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