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2014-06-25 12:34:03

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi" or the "Company") hereby discloses to its shareholders and the market in general that its subsidiaries Telemar Norte Leste S.A. ("Telemar") and BRT Servicos de Internet S.A. ("BRTSI", and together with Telemar, the "Sellers") entered into an agreement with SBA Torres Brasil, Limitada (the "Buyer"), in which they committed to transfer shares representing 100% of the capital stock of a company controlled by the Sellers that...

2014-05-10 00:20:47

Agreement signed at OTC Houston calls for training Brazilian professionals RIO DE JANEIRO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sistema FIRJAN (the FIRJAN System - Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro, or Federacao das Industrias do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) and the company ITW, whose portfolio includes brands such as Miller Electric, Hobart Brothers, E.H. Wachs and Orbitalum, entered into a partnership last Thursday, May 8, during OTC Houston, to conduct research on...

2014-05-08 12:23:29

SAO PAULO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BRASKEM S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK) announces today its results for 1Q14. HIGHLIGHTS: -- Braskem's resin sales were 901 kton, virtually stable in relation to 4Q13. Compared to 1Q13, resins demand expanded 3%, while the Company's sales decreased 2%. -- In 1Q14 the capacity utilization rate of Braskem's crackers stood at 85% and was affected by the scheduled maintenance...

2014-04-30 16:25:22

SAO PAULO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COMPANHIA SIDERURGICA NACIONAL ("CSN"), (BM&FBovespa: CSNA3, NYSE: SID), company that combines steel, mining, cement, logistics and energy businesses, informs the filing of its Form 20-F (the "2013 Form 20-F") for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2013 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The 2013 Form 20-F is available on both the SEC's website at www.sec.gov, as well as on the Company's website at...

2014-04-29 08:42:58

RIO DE JANEIRO, 29 de abil de 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi", BM&FBOVESPA: OIBR3 and OIBR4; NYSE: OIBR and OIBR.C) hereby announces to its shareholders and the market in general that it has priced its global offering of 2,142,279,524 common shares, including 396,589,982 common shares in the form of American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") and 4,284,559,049 preferred shares, including 828,881,795 preferred shares in the form of ADSs (not including the exercise of the International...

2014-03-31 20:23:22

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi") - BM&FBOVESPA: OIBR3 and OIBR4 / NYSE: OIBR - in accordance with the Material Fact dated December 3, 2013, hereby discloses to its shareholders and the market in general that on March 31, 2014, it concluded, through its subsidiaries Telemar Norte Leste S.A. ("Telemar") and BRT Servicos de Internet S.A. ("BRTSI", and together with Telemar, the "Sellers"), the transfer to SBA Torres Brasil Ltda. (the "Buyer") of shares...

2014-03-26 12:26:16

SAO PAULO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Latin Trade Group announces the selection of Odebrecht CFO Marcela Drehmer as CFO of the Year Brazil. Drehmer has had a dynamic and distinguished career which began at OPP Petroquimica, an Odebrecht Company, in the mid-1990s, a position that has taken her to the highest position in finance at the conglomerate's holding company. "We are pleased to present this award to her, the first woman to receive this accolade," Latin Trade Group CEO...

2014-02-28 08:22:07

SAO PAULO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSN - Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (BM&FBOVESPA: CSNA3) (NYSE: SID) announces its results for the 4Q13 and 2013: -- Net revenue totaled a record R$17.3 billion in 2013, 14% up on the previous year. Fourth-quarter net revenue increased by 6% over 3Q13 to R$4.9 billion, another new record. -- Annual net revenue from steel operations totaled R$12.4 billion in 2013, also a record, 15% up on 2012; -- Total...

2014-02-25 12:22:49

DUBLIN, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/62xjqp/renewable ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Renewable Chemicals Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The global renewable chemicals industry has experienced a higher growth trajectory in the last five years. This growth is largely fueled by the increased concerns...

2014-02-21 08:22:39

2013 Highlights PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, with shipments of 18.5 million metric tons, consolidated net sales came to R$ 39.9 billion, increasing 5.0% in relation to 2012, with growth in all business operations. Consolidated EBITDA was R$ 4.8 billion, increasing 14.6% from 2012, with the improvement in EBITDA in the year explained by the performance of the operations in Brazil and Latin America. As a result, consolidated EBITDA margin expanded from...


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