This excerpt taken from the PBR 6-K filed Apr 15, 2009.
VI GENERAL INFORMATION
6.1. CADE. This Merger has been informed to the Brazilian antitrust authorities (the Administrative Council for Economic Defense CADE, the Economic Law Office SDE and the Economic Monitoring Office SEAE), together with the other transactions involving the integration of petrochemical assets into Braskem, as established in the aforementioned investment agreement, having been notified under No. AC 08012.014599/2007 -16. On July 9, 2008, CADE approved the transaction without any restrictions, as notified in the Relevant Fact disclosed on July 10th, of that year.
6.2. Contingent Liabilities Not Recorded in the Books. There are no relevant contingent liabilities that have not been recorded in the balance sheets of Braskem and Triunfo.
6.3. Costs. The estimated costs for the execution of the Merger will be approximately one million and five hundred thousand reais (R$1,500,000.00), including expenses with publication, preparation of appraisal reports, and economic and financial appraisals, fees of auditors, appraisers, consultants, attorneys, and other related expenses.
6.4. Communications. The Merger shall be informed to the São Paulo Stock, Commodities and Futures Exchange BM&F Bovespa S.A., to the Brazilian Securities Commission CVM, to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission SEC, to the New York Stock Exchange - NYSE, and to Mercado de Valores Latinoamericanos da Bolsa de Valores de Madri Latibex.
6.5. Available Merger Documents. The documents related to the Merger (such as protocol and justification, reports, among others) are available on the website of Braskem (www.braskem.com.br/ri). Copies of such materials will also be available on the websites of CVM (www.cvm.gov.br) and of the State of São Paulo Stock Exchange (www.bovespa.com.br), as of this date. The shareholders that wish to consult and review the documents at the principal place of business of Braskem shall schedule the date and time of visit with the Investors Relations Department of Braskem (telephone (11) 3576-9531). The Triunfo shareholders may consult and review the documents at the principal place of business of Triunfo or on the website of Triunfo (www.ptriunfo.com.br).
Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, April 14, 2009.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: April 15, 2009
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