Minutes of the Board of Directors‘ Meeting – Payment of Dividends


DATE, TIME AND VENUE: March 9, 2009, at 9 am, at Avenida Paulista, 925, 3º andar, in the City and State of São Paulo.

CALL NOTICE AND ATTENDANCE: The call notice formalities were dispensed with due to the attendance of all members of the Board of Directors.

PRESIDING: Chairman: Fernando Luiz Schettino Moreira
Secretary: Orlando Machado Júnior

AGENDA: To discuss:
(i) the proposed payment of interim dividends.

RESOLUTIONS: By a unanimous vote, and without any restrictions, the members decided:
(i) To approve the proposal to pay interim dividends in the total amount of R$12,000,000.00 (twelve million Reais), equivalent to R$ 0.1819617800 per share, to be paid on March 18, 2009 to those shareholders registered as such on March 9, 2009.

CLOSURE: There being no further issues to address, the meeting was adjourned and these minutes were drawn up, read, approved and signed by all those present. São Paulo, March 9, 2009. Signatures: Fernando Luiz Schettino Moreira, Chairman; Orlando Machado Júnior, Secretary; Fernando Luiz Schettino Moreira; Evandro Luiz Coser; Mário Sérgio Moreira Franco; Orlando Machado Júnior; Murilo Cesar Lemos dos Santos Passos.

This is a free translation of the original minutes filed in the Company’s records.

Fernando Luiz Schettino Moreira

Orlando Machado Júnior

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