Ultrapar announces its 1Q13

                         Ultrapar announces its 1Q13

PR Newswire

SAO PAULO, May 15, 2013

SAO PAULO, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.
(BM&FBOVESPA: UGPA3 / NYSE: UGP), a company engaged in fuel distribution
(Ultragaz/Ipiranga), specialty chemicals (Oxiteno) and storage for liquid bulk
(Ultracargo), hereby reports its results for the first quarter of 2013.

In 1Q13, we completed one more quarter of positive earnings progression, with
23% and 29% growth in EBITDA and net earnings. In addition, Ultrapar received
important international recognitions by Fortune Magazine and The European for
the quality of its management.

  oULTRAPAR'S NET REVENUES TOTAL R$ 14 BILLION IN 1Q13, A 10% GROWTH OVER
    1Q12
  oULTRAPAR'S EBITDA REACHES R$ 614 MILLION IN 1Q13, A 23% GROWTH OVER 1Q12,
    WITH GROWTH IN ALL THE BUSINESSES
  oNET EARNINGS REACH R$ 247 MILLION IN 1Q13, A 29% GROWTH OVER 1Q12, WITH A
    NET MARGIN OF 1.8%
  oULTRAPAR WAS RANKED THE WORLD'S 4^TH MOST ADMIRED ENERGY COMPANY BY
    FORTUNE MAGAZINE AND WAS ELECTED THE LATIN AMERICA'S BUSINESS GROUP OF THE
    YEAR BY THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE

"We started 2013 as planned, continuing with the good results of the previous
years and completing the twenty-seventh consecutive quarter of positive
evolution in EBITDA. This sustained growth is a result of the strategy
implemented and of the good businesses that we have, of the investments made
for the continuous improvement of our businesses and of our focus on value
creation. Additionally, we are proud to have been ranked once again at the
beginning of this year as one of the world's most admired energy companies by
Fortune Magazine's readers and elected the Latin America's business group of
the year by The European magazine."

Thilo Mannhardt – CEO

Results conference call
Brazilian conference call
May 17^th, 2013
10:00 a.m. (US ET)
Sao Paulo – SP
Telephone for connection: +55 11 2188 0155
Code: Ultrapar

International conference call
May 17^th, 2013
11:30 a.m. (US ET)
Participants in Brazil: 0800 891 0015
Participants in the USA: 1 877 317 6776
International participants: +1 412 317 6776
Code: Ultrapar

IR Contact
E-mail: invest@ultra.com.br
Telephone: + 55 11 3177 7014
Website: www.ultra.com.br

Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.
UGPA3 = R$ 51.10/share (03/31/13)
UGP = US$ 25.38/ADR (03/31/13)

SOURCE Ultrapar Participacoes S.A.

Website: http://www.ultra.com.br
 
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