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Amec Investor Forum promotes debate with executives from Calpers and BlackRock

The Association of Capital Market Investors (Amec) will be holding the 2015 Amec Investor Forum at Insper headquarters, in São Paulo, on May 28. At the event, executives from Calpers and BlackRock will be joining Brazilian professionals to discuss the capital market landscape.

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    Confirmation of May meetings    

Amec’s May meetings – for members only – are confirmed as follows:

Technical Commission – May 19, at Amec’s headquarters in São Paulo, with remote access.
Board of Directors – May 27, at Amec’s headquarters, in São Paulo.
Foreigners Commission - May 26th.

Confirmations of attendance must be submitted to

Click here to access the association’s annual calendar of meetings.

    Amec believes that CAF can help Souza Cruz and BR Properties    

The Association of Capital Market Investors – Amec – suggested to Souza Cruz’s and BR Properties’ managements to analyze the possibility of submitting the operations that can result in the delisting of both companies to the Brazilian Takeover Panel – CAF.

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    Petrobras has a new Board of Directors    

New members were elected to Petrobras’ Board of Directors in the company’s Annual General Meeting held on April 29.

The Government surprised everyone by announcing the change of three candidates. Instead of re-electing Mr. Sergio Quintella and Mr. Francisco Albuquerque – long-standing members of the board - and electing the CFO Mr. Ivan Monteiro, the controlling shareholder proposed the election of Mr. Nelson Carvalho, Mr. Roberto Castelo Branco and Mr. Segen Farid Stefen.

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    CVM publishes instruction 561 dealing with the distance voting process, but adopts only one of Amec’s suggestions    

The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) published, on April 9, the CVM Instruction 561, which makes changes to CVM Instruction 481. The new instruction expects the creation of a proxy card through which shareholders can exercise their voting rights prior to the date of the meeting. Of the suggestions made by Amec, CVM has incorporated only one to the instruction’s final text: the possibility that shareholders request the creation of a conselho fiscal through the proxy card.

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    Minority shareholders elect Usiminas’ chairman    

In an unprecedented situation, Usiminas’ minority shareholders managed to elect the chairman of the company’s board of directors. Because of the corporate dispute among the controlling shareholders - Ternium and Nippon Steel, the controlling group was eventually immobilized, leaving to the minority shareholders the ability to elect the chairman. The chairman elected by the separate vote of preferred shareholders was Mr. Marcelo Gasparino, who was already a member of the board.

    EU IPO Task Force Report launched    

Following the release of the European Commission’s Green Paper on the Capital Markets Union, Philippe de Backer MEP and Chairman of the European IPO Task Force today announces the publication of the EU IPO Report: "Rebuilding IPOs in Europe; Creating jobs and growth in European capital markets."

    ANBIMA promotes the 8th Congress of Investment Funds    

ANBIMA (the Brazilian Association of Entities of the Financial and Capital Markets) will be holding the 8th Congress of Investment Funds in São Paulo, on May 19 and 20.

Date: May 19 and 20
Venue: WTC Sheraton - Avenida das Nações Unidas, 12.559, Brooklin Novo - São Paulo, SP

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    Grupo de Discussão Capital Aberto - RI: finanças ou comunicação? (“Capital Aberto Discussion Group – IR: finances or communication?”)    

The importance of aligning the two competences in favor of the company

Date: May 21
Venue: Restaurante Brasil a Gosto – R. Prof. Azevedo Amaral, 70 – Jardim Paulista, São Paulo (free valet service)
Hour: 8:30 am to 11 am

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    17th National Meeting of Relations with Investors and the Capital Market    

Date: July 14 and 15, 2015
Venue: Fecomercio – Rua Dr. Plinio Barreto, 285, São Paulo, SP
Information: (55 11) 3107.5557 -

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