MMX MINERAÇÃO E METÁLICOS S.A.
(summary as per paragraph §4 of Article 3 of Instruction no 358/02)
MMX Mineração e Metálicos S.A. ("MMX” or “Company"), the only Brazilian iron ore mining company with integrated logistics listed on the New Market segment of BM&FBovespa, in compliance with article 157 of Brazilian Law No. 6,404/76, as amended, and the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) Instruction No. 358/02, and in addition to the information disclosed in the Material Fact of September 10, 2013, hereby informs its shareholders and the market in general that:
The Company and its controlling shareholders, Eike Fuhrken Batista and Centennial Asset Mining Fund LLC, have entered into definitive agreements with Impala (“Impala”, a division of Trafigura Pte. Ltd. (“Trafigura”)) and Mubadala Development Company PJSC (“Mubadala”), through their respective subsidiaries IWL Holdings (Luxembourg) S.A.R.L. and EAV Delaware LLC, by means of which Trafigura and Mubadala shall become the indirect holders of 65% of the equity interests in MMX Porto Sudeste Ltda, (“PortCo”) the company that owns the iron ore handling port terminal located at the city of Itaguaí, State of Rio de Janeiro, with an initial handling capacity of fifty (50) million tons of iron ore per year, also known as Superporto Sudeste (“Transaction”), and MMX shall retain with a 35% interest in PortCo. The Superporto Sudeste started to be built on July, 2010, is projected to operate capesize ships, and is expected to commence its operations in mid-2014.
The Transaction provides for a total investment by Mudabala and Impala in PortCo of four hundred million US dollars (US$ 400,000,000.00), to be made on the closing date of the Transaction. MMX, in its turn, shall contribute to PortCo debts of MMX Sudeste Mineração S.A. (“MMX Sudeste”), in the approximate amount of R$ 1.3 billion (“MMX Debt”).
The closing of the Transaction is subject to certain conditions precedent, such as applicable corporate and governamental approvals, as well as the restructuring of the existing debt at PortCo and MMX Sudeste (to be transferred to PortCo).
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Rio de Janeiro, October 14th, 2013.
Chief Executive Officer and Investor Relations Officer
MMX Mineração e Metálicos S.A.
MMX, the iron ore company in entrepreneur Eike Batista’s EBX Group, was established in 2005. With two systems in operation – the Sudeste System, in Minas Gerais, and the Corumbá System, in Mato Grosso do Sul – MMX has installed capacity capable of producing 10.8 million tons of iron ore per year. MMX is also present in Rio de Janeiro, with the Sudeste Superport, which is being built in Sepetiba Bay. The company also has iron ore extraction rights in Bom Sucesso (MG). The company's goal is to expand the installed capacity of the Serra Azul Unit (MG) to 29 million tons of iron ore per year. For more information visit: http://ri.mmx.com.br.
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