SABESP Announces Dividend Payment In The Form Of Interest On Own Capital

   SABESP Announces Dividend Payment In The Form Of Interest On Own Capital

PR Newswire

SAO PAULO, March 22, 2013

SAO PAULO, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Companhia de Saneamento Basico do
Estado de Sao Paulo - SABESP (BM&FBovespa: SBSP3; NYSE: SBS), informs the
Shareholders that the Board of Directors resolved on, pursuant to item XI of
article 13, and paragraph 1 of article 28 of the Company's Bylaws, the payment
of dividends in the form of interest on own capital related to the period from
January to December 2012, to the Shareholders registered as such on March 28,

The dividends as interest on own capital, totaling R$ 534,276,880.94
corresponding to R$ 2.345 per common share will be paid no later than 60 days
after the 2013 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

Income tax shall be withheld from payment of dividends as interest on own
capital, pursuant to the laws in force, except for the immune or exempt
shareholders proving such condition until April 22, 2013, and corresponding
documents shall be sent to the Company's headquarters.

Referring to the entities of Supplementary Private Pension, Insurance
Companies and Fapi, such proof shall occur by means of Declaration, a model of
which is available at the Investors Area, in the item Information to
Shareholders on the website

The aforementioned interest on own capital will be computed in the calculation
of the mandatory minimum dividends, as provided for in the caput of Article 28
of the Company's Bylaws, pursuant to article 9, paragraph 7, of Law 9,249/95.

The shareholders will have their credits available on the initial date of
payment of such right, as set forth in above item I, in accordance with their
checking account and domicile provided to Itau Unibanco S.A

The shares now are traded ex-interest from April 1, 2013.

Further information may be obtained at any of Itau Unibanco S.A.'s branches,
which are specialized in assisting shareholders, during banking hours.

The complete version is available at the Company's website:

For further information, please contact:

Mario Arruda Sampaio
Phone: (55 11) 3388-8664

Angela Beatriz Airoldi
Phone: (55 11) 3388-8793


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