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Application to CVM for registration as a public company

BM&F BOVESPA S.A. ­ Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros,
hereby announces to the market that dated as of July 4, 2008, it has
submitted an application to the Brazilian Securities Commission
(Comissão de Valores Mobiliários), or CVM, for registration as a public
company. Pending completion of the registration process and listing of
the Company's shares on the Novo Mercado segment of Bovespa, the
shares of each of BM&F SA and Bovespa Holding SA shall continue to
trade under ticker symbols BMEF3 and BOVH3, respectively.

São Paulo, July 7, 2008

Carlos Kawall
Investor Relations Officer