This excerpt taken from the PBR 6-K filed Nov 24, 2008.
MINUTES OF THE EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING
The Extraordinary General Meeting, held on November 24th, 2008, at 3 PM, at the Companys main office buildings auditorium, at Avenida República do Chile # 65 - 1st floor, in the city of Rio de Janeiro (RJ), deliberated on and approved the following agenda item:
1. 17 de Maio Participações S.A. incorporation:
1.1) The Protocol and the Justification of Incorporation of 17 de Maio Participações S.A. for Petróleo Brasileiro S/A Petrobras;
1.2) Ratification of the hiring of KPMG Auditores Independentes company to proceed with the evaluation of the equity of 17 de Maio Participações S/A;
1.3) Evaluate the Assets of 17 de Maio Participações S.A;
1.4) The incorporation of 17 de Maio Participações S.A. for Petróleo Brasileiro S/A Petrobras under the terms of Protocol and the Justification of Incorporation.
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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: November 24, 2008
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