“March 29, 2017
Attn: Mr. Arthur Piotto Filho
Investor Relations Officer
Ref.:Request for clarification on news item
A news item published on the website of the “Blog do Ancelmo Gois” section of the “O Globo” newspaper, on March 29, 2017, mentions that CCR is preparing a bid to purchase Invepar, among other information.
We have not identified this information in the documents submitted by this company via the Empresas.NET system. If the company has filed said information, please state the documents and the pages where it is located and the date and time when it was submitted.
It is worth noting that the company should disclose periodical and occasional information, as well as other information of interest to the market via the Empresas.NET system, ensuring its wide and immediate dissemination and the equal treatment of its investors and other market participants.
That said, we request clarifications on the above-mentioned news item by March 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., without prejudice to the sole paragraph of article 6 of CVM Instruction 358/02, confirming whether the information therein is true, as well as other important information.
The company’s response should be submitted through the IPE module, selecting the category “Material Fact” or the category “Notice to the Market”, the type “Clarifications on CVM/Bovespa” and, subsequently, the subject “News item published by the media”, which will result in the simultaneous transmission of the file to the BM&FBOVESPA and the CVM. The option to respond through a Material Fact does not mean that CVM will not make inquiries to determine the responsibility for the untimely disclosure of the information, pursuant to CVM Instruction 358/02.
We emphasize the obligation, pursuant to the sole paragraph of article 4 of CVM Instruction 358/02, to question the company’s management and controlling shareholders in order to ascertain if they were cognizant of information that should be disclosed to the market.
The file to be sent should include a transcript of the content of the above consultation before the company’s response.
This request falls within the scope of the Cooperation Agreement entered into between the CVM and BM&FBOVESPA on December 13, 2011, and failure to comply with it may subject the company to a fine by the Corporate Relations Department (Superintendência de Relações com Empresas – SEP) of the CVM, in accordance with CVM Instruction 452/07.
Nelson Barroso Ortega
Corporate Oversight Department
BM&FBOVESPA S.A. Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros”
Corporate Taxpayer’s ID (CNPJ/MF) 02.846.056/0001-97
State Registry (NIRE) 35.300.158.334
NOTICE TO THE MARKET
CCR S.A. (“CCR” or “Company”) (BM&FBovespa: CCRO3; Bloomberg: CCRO3BZ; Reuters: CCRO3.SA) in response to Official Letter 509/2017 – SAE/GAE 2 of the BM&FBOVESPA S.A. – Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros hereby provides clarifications on the news item published on the website of the Blog do Ancelmo Gois section of O Globo newspaper on March 29, 2017 under the title “Grupo CCR, da Dutra, prepara uma oferta para comprar a Invepar” (Dutra’s CCR Group is preparing a bid for the acquisition of Invepar):
The Company values transparency and its relationship with its shareholders, investors and the market in general and hereby reiterates its assertion from previous official letters that it bases its decisions regarding the disclosure of Material Fact or Notice to the Market on the current legislation and CVM guidelines.
The Company clarifies that its Management has indeed been analyzing different business opportunities. In this sense, similarly to previous situations, whenever the Company enters into binding commitments, it immediately informs its shareholders and the market in general, as can be seen in its past Material Facts and Notices to the Market, available on the websites of the Company and the CVM.
Regarding the news item disclosed on this date, the Company states that there is no binding agreement or proposal for the acquisition of Invepar under negotiation. The Company takes this opportunity to ratify its assertion that, if it enters into a binding commitment for the acquisition of Invepar, it will immediately disclose a notice to its shareholders and the market in general on the topic.
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São Paulo, March 29, 2017.
ARTHUR PIOTTO FILHO
Investor Relations Officer