Nov 04, 2011
OTC Disclosure News Service
Sao Paulo, Brazil –
KLABIN ANNOUCES ACQUISITION OF FOREST AREA
Klabin S.A. (“Klabin”), largest producer, exporter and recycler of paper in Brazil announces to shareholders and to the capital market that Klabin and Arauco Forest Brasil S.A. (“Arauco”) concluded arrangements for the acquisition of 100% of the quotes of the company Florestal Vale do Corisco Ltda. (“Vale do Corisco”), holder of 107 thousand hectares of lands located in Paraná State, in which 63 thousand hectares are planted.
This acquisition will be done by Centaurus Holdings S.A., which is part of Klabin (51%) and Arauco (49%); and it will enable the development of specific projects of each company.
The total amount of the transaction is US$ 473.5 million. After the completion of legal procedures and necessary price adjustments, the amount shall be disbursed during November 2011.
With this acquisition, Klabin’s planted forests will total 243 thousand hectares, in which 110 thousand hectares will be available for new industrial projects.
São Paulo, November 4th, 2011.
Antonio Sergio Alfano
CFO and Investor Relations Officer
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