Bunge Limited Announces Expansion and Extension of Share Repurchase Program

 Bunge Limited Announces Expansion and Extension of Share Repurchase Program

PR Newswire

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2012

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG)
today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a $275 million
increase in the size of its existing share repurchase program. Additionally,
the share repurchase program, which was scheduled to expire on December 31,
2012, was extended for an indefinite period.

Alberto Weisser, Bunge's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Our
decision to increase the size of our share repurchase program reflects
continued confidence in Bunge's long-term growth while also reiterating our
commitment to maximizing shareholder value."

As of September 30, 2012, Bunge had repurchased approximately $474 million of
its common shares under the share repurchase program, leaving an available
balance of approximately $500 million under the expanded program for future
share repurchases.

Repurchases may be made from time to time through a variety of means,
including in the open market, in privately negotiated transactions or through
other means as determined by Bunge, and in compliance with applicable legal
requirements. The timing and number of shares repurchased will depend on a
variety of factors, including share price and market conditions, and the
program may be suspended or discontinued at any time at Bunge's discretion.

About Bunge Limited
Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and
food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 35,000
employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to
serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal
feed and edible oil products for commercial customers and consumers; produces
sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make
ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in North and South
America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New

Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains both historical and forward-looking statements.
All statements, other than statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed
to be, forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the
Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not
limited to, statements relating to the number of shares that may be
repurchased, as well as the anticipated duration of the share repurchase
program and timing of any purchases. These forward-looking statements are not
based on historical facts, but rather reflect our current expectations and
projections about our future results, performance, prospects and
opportunities. We have tried to identify these forward-looking statements by
using words including "may," "will," "should," "could," "expect,"
"anticipate," "believe," "plan," "intend," "estimate," "continue" and similar
expressions. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of
risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause our actual results,
performance, prospects or opportunities to differ materially from those
expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. The following
important factors, among others, could affect our business and financial
performance: industry conditions, including fluctuations in supply, demand and
prices for agricultural commodities and other raw materials and products used
in our business; fluctuations in energy and freight costs and competitive
developments in our industries; the effects of weather conditions and the
outbreak of crop and animal disease on our business; global and regional
agricultural, economic, financial and commodities market, political, social
and health conditions; the outcome of pending regulatory and legal
proceedings; our ability to complete, integrate and benefit from acquisitions,
dispositions, joint ventures and strategic alliances; our ability to achieve
the efficiencies, savings and other benefits anticipated from our cost
reduction, margin improvement and other business optimization initiatives;
changes in government policies, laws and regulations affecting our business,
including agricultural and trade policies, tax regulations and biofuels
legislation; and other factors affecting our business generally. The
forward-looking statements included in this release are made only as of the
date of this release, and except as otherwise required by federal securities
law, we do not have any obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

SOURCE Bunge Limited

Website: http://www.bunge.com
Contact: Investor Contact: Mark Haden, Bunge Limited, +1-914-684-3398,
mark.haden@bunge.com, or Media Contact: Susan Burns, Bunge Limited,
+1-914-684-3246, susan.burns@bunge.com
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