BRF - Announcement to the Market
SAO PAULO, Jan. 16, 2013
SAO PAULO, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BRF – Brasil Foods S.A. ("BRF"
BM&FBovespa: BRFS3; NYSE: BRFS), acting in accordance within the terms of
Instruction No 358 of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM)
of January 3, 2002 and § 4 of art. 157 of Act No 6.404/76, announced on
October 4, 2012, that it had signed a binding offer to acquire, through its
subsidiary in Austria, a 49% share equity stake of Federal Foods Limited
("Federal Foods"), a privately-held company headquartered in Abu Dhabi, in the
United Arab Emirates.
BRF today announces the conclusion of this business at a finalamount of USD
37.1 million. BRF will have powers of decision in accordance with
theshareholders' agreement now in placeand will consolidate the Financial
Statements of Federal Foods.
This acquisition is in line with BRF's strategic plan to internationalize the
Company by accessing local markets through processing and distribution,
strengthening the BRF brands and expanding theproduct portfolio in the Middle
Leopoldo Viriato Saboya
Chief Financial, Administration and Investor Relations Officer
Contact: Ana Carolina Bastos, +55-11-2322-5037, firstname.lastname@example.org
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