GOL Announces Statement of an Increase in Shareholding Interest
SAO PAULO, July 5, 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 1, 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 July 05, 2013, the letter transcribed below, informing the acquisition of shareholder interest, so that, on June 28, 2013, Bank of America had seven million, four hundred sixteen thousand and twenty (7,416,020) preferred shares and in the form of ADR´s, equivalent to 5.49% of the Company´s preferred shares, as follows:
"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 June 28 2013, it has acquired through various subsidiaries, local preferred shares and American Depositary Receipts that total 7,416,020 preferred shares, as converted, representing 5.49% of the total preferred shares issued by GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A."
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GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (Bovespa: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, offers around 970 daily flights to 65 destinations in 10 countries in South America, Caribbean and the United States under the GOL and VARIG brands, using a young, modern fleet of Boeing 737-700 and 737-800 Next Generation aircraft, the safest, most efficient and most economical of their type.
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