In accordance with CVM Instruction 358, CCR S.A. (“CCR”) (Bovespa:CCRO3; Bloomberg:CCRO3BZ; Reuters:CCRO3.SA) announces to its shareholders and the general market that, on the date hereof, its subsidiary Companhia de Participações em Concessões (“CPC”) entered into a binding Agreement for Purchase and Sale and Other Covenants (“AGREEMENT”) with (i) Auto Viação Ltda. e Rodomar Participações Ltda. (“SELLERS”), the shareholders of Barcas S.A. – Transportes Marítimos (“BARCAS”); (ii) JCA Holding Participações Ltda. (“JCA”), the guarantor of the obligations of the SELLERS (“GUARANTORS”); and (iii) BARCAS, ATP – Around the Pier Administração e Participações Ltda. (“ATP”), SPTA Holding em Transporte Aquaviário Ltda. (“SPTA”), Amaury de Andrade (“AMAURY DE ANDRADE”) and RJ Administração e Participações S.A. (“RJ”) as intervening parties (“INTERVENING PARTIES”); for the acquisition, by CPC, of shares representing 80.00% (eighty percent) of the capital of BARCAS, for the acquisition price, which is subject to adjustments as defined in the AGREMEENT, of seventy-two million Brazilian reais (R$72,000,000.00) on the base date of January 2011.
Under the AGREEMENT, the consummation of the acquisition and the payment of the price are subject to the performance of certain conditions precedent, which include obtaining prior authorization from the Concession Authority and from the creditors holding ownership of the shares in BARCAS.
BARCAS holds a public utility concession to provide passenger water transport services in the state of Rio de Janeiro and is the world’s fifth largest company in the sector.
The conclusion of this acquisition represents the realization of yet another important phase in the strategic planning of the CCR Group, which seeks to obtain high-quality growth, maximize shareholder value and contribute to Brazil’s social and economic development.
São Paulo, April 4, 2012
Arthur Piotto Filho
Investor Relations Officer