GOL - Statement of a Reduction in Shareholding Interest
SAO PAULO, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, in compliance with Article 12, paragraph 4, of CVM Rule 358 of January 3, 2002, as amended by CVM Rule 449 of March 16, 2007, hereby announces to its shareholders and the market that it has received from Bank of America Corporation ("Bank of America") on October 01, 2013, the letter transcribed below:
"For the purposes of Article 12 of the Brazilian Securities Exchange ("CVM") Rulling No. 358, of January 3, 2002, as amended ("Ruling No. 358"), the undersigned, Bank of America Corporation ("Bank of America"), hereby informs that, as of September 25 2013, it holds through various subsidiaries, local preferred shares and American Depositary Receipts that total 6,629,957 preferred shares, as converted, representing 4.91% of the total preferred shares issued by GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.
(i) Bank of America Corporation is a corporation validly existing under the laws of the State of Delaware, with IRS Employer Identification Number is 56-0906609. Its registered office is located at: Bank of America Corporate Center 100 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28255 USA;
(ii) Bank of America holds the equity positions through various subsidiaries that may acquire the securities solely for investment or client facilitation purposes; however, Bank of America does not seek a change of control or a change in the management structure of GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.;
(iii) Bank of America has holdings totaling to 6,629,957 preferred shares;
(iv) No debenture convertible into shares issued GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. is held by Bank of America; and
(v) No agreement or contract regulating the exercise of the voting right or the purchase and sale of securities issued by GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. was executed by Bank of America."
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ABOUT GOL LINHAS AEREAS INTELIGENTES S.A.
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBovespa: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), is the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America.
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