This excerpt taken from the PBR 6-K filed Feb 14, 2005.
More detailed information may be obtained by calling BB call center service 0800 78 5678 (in Brazil) or any Banco do Brasil branches.
3.. FINAL INFORMATION
Rights to interest on own capital unclaimed within 3 (three) years as from payment date (February 15 2005), will lapse and revert in favor of the Company (Law 6404/76, Article 287, Subsection II, Item a).
We would remind all shareholders as to the importance of maintaining personal details current, since payments can only be effected to shareholders with either fully up-dated registration details or holding a current account at any bank and duly registered with Banco do Brasil S.A. (the Institution administering Petrobras Book Entry Share System). To ensure that details are fully up to date, please contact any Banco do Brasil S.A. branch with all personal documentation.
Rio de Janeiro, February 11,