Relevant Fact

The Company announces that its Board of Directors, at a meeting held today, decided to forward to the Extraordinary General Meeting to be convened for April 8, 2010, a proposal from the Executive Board to Increase its Equity Capital and issue Bonus Shares.

The proposal is to increase the capital by R$ 324,000,000.00, from R$ 406,000,000.00 to R$ 730,000,000.00, through the capitalization of reserves with the issuance of 81,261,817 nominative book entry shares, being 27,296,098 common shares and 53,965,719 preferred shares, being allocated to shareholders, free-of-charge, a new share for every two shares of the same type which the shareholder holds on the date of the meeting.

Additional information is available on the Company‘s website,, on the website of CVM (Brazilian Securities Commission), and on the website of BM&FBovespa,

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