Notice to the Marketing – Hiring of Market Maker Services
May 22, 2012
OTC Disclosure News Service
Sao Paulo, Brazil –
Corporate Taxpayer’s ID (CNPJ/MF): 89.463.822/0001-12
Company Registry (NIRE): 43300028534
Publicly-held Company – Novo Mercado
NOTICE TO THE MARKET
Hiring of Market Maker Services
Caxias do Sul, May 22, 2012 – Lupatech S.A. (BMFBOVESPA: LUPA3) (OTCQX: LUPAY) (Lupatech Finance LTD 97/8 Perpetual Bonds: ISIN USG57058AA01) (“Lupatech” or “Company”), one of the largest Brazilian supplier of products and services for the oil and gas sector, informs its shareholders and the market in general that it has hired XP INVESTIMENTOS CORRETORA DE CÂMBIO, TÍTULOS E VALORES MOBILIÁRIOS S/A, headquartered in the city of Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, at Avenida das Américas, 3.434, block 7, 2nd floor, suites 201 to 208, Barra da Tijuca, enrolled with the CNPJ/MF under the number 02.332.886/0001-04, to act as a market maker of its common shares (“LUPA3”) in the São Paulo Stock Exchange (“BMFBOVESPA”), with the purpose of enhancing the liquidity of such shares.
The contract is valid for a period of 12 (twelve) months, automatically renewable for equal period if none of the parts expresses its intent otherwise.
The Company informs that its current free float is represented by 36,015,556 common shares.
Such initiative reinforces the Company’s commitment to its investors and to the best trading practices in the market. The market maker activities will start on May 23, 2012.
Lupatech, through its Investor Relations Department, is available for any clarifications through the contacts below.
Investor Relations – Contacts
Telephone: +55 (11) 2134-7000 or +55 (11) 2134-7088
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