Pursuant to articles 184 and 129 of the Portuguese Securities Code (“PSC”), CSN Cement S. à r.l., in the capacity of Offeror, hereby gives notice of the revision of the consideration offered and the conditions for the success of the general takeover bid for the acquisition of 672,000,000 ordinary dematerialized registered shares in the unit par value of Euro 1 representing the share capital of CIMPOR – CIMENTOS DE PORTUGAL, SGPS, S.A., which Launching Announcement was made public on 27 January 2010, as follows:
– The consideration offered is Euro 6,18 for each share representing the share capital of CIMPOR – CIMENTOS DE PORTUGAL, SGPS, S.A., to be paid in cash;
– The Offer is subject to the acquisition by the Offeror, within the Offer, of a number of Shares that, when added to the Shares that may eventually be acquired outside the Offer by the Offeror, CSN and/or companies in a control or group relationship with the same, regardless of the location of the respective registered office, represent at least one third of the share capital of CIMPOR plus one share.
Further to the revision of the Offer conditions as referred to above, and as provided for under articles 133-2 and 142 of the PSC, the Offer is suspended up until the Offeror discloses an addendum to the documents of the Offer upon its approval by the Portuguese Securities Market Commission, which was already requested.
Lisbon, 12 February 2010
CSN Cement S. à r.l.
The Financial Intermediary
Banco Espírito Santo de Investimento, S.A.
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