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BM&FBOVESPA S.A. ­ Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros
Brazilian Federal Taxpayer CNPJ No.09.346.601/0001-25
State Registration (NIRE) No. 35.300.351.452

Regarding the news published today on Folha de São Paulo about the goodwill
generated by the merger of Bovespa Holding S.A. into Nova Bolsa S.A., former
denomination of BM&FBOVESPA ("Company"), the Company reaffirms that the
goodwill referred to was created in accordance with the current tax law. The transaction
was done in market conditions and followed the global trend for consolidation in
exchange industry.

The Company further clarifies that BM&F S.A. ­ Bolsa de Mercadorias e Futuros and
Bovespa Holding S.A. were independent companies at the time of the corporate
transaction which lead to the integration of both exchanges activities. Both exchanges
had no controlling group of shareholders and had, at that time, different ownership
structures, this being the reason why it is incorrect to state that the goodwill generated
by the transaction was created artificially, supposedly characterizing an "internal
goodwill", as mentioned in the aforementioned article.

The Company also highlights that the amount of the goodwill tax benefits until March
31, 2010 corresponds to R$458.007 thousands. Therefore, the information that the
Receita Federal (Brazilian IRS ­ Internal Revenue Secretary) would charge the
Company R$5.5 billion for unpaid federal taxes, as stated in the news, is unfounded.