RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amil Participacoes S.A. (Bovespa: AMIL3) ("Amilpar"), informs its Shareholders that the Board of Directors of the Company, in a meeting held today, approved the payment of Interest on Capital Stock at the gross amount of R$ 0.1948 per common share, corresponding to the total amount of R$ 70.0 million. The payment will be made on April 30, 2009, based on shareholders' position of January 21, 2009.
Except to exempt shareholders at the applicable legislation, the payment of Interest on Capital Stock will have deducted 15% (fifteen per cent) for Income Tax, resulting in a net Interest of R$ 0.1656 per common share. The shareholders exempt of Tax Withholding must confirm this status by mailing the corresponding documents to the following address no later than January 28, 2009:
Amilpar - Relacoes com Investidores (Investor Relations) Av. das Americas, 4,200 - Bl. 3 - 4th Floor - Barra da Tijuca Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Postal Code 22640-907
The Company will consider that the shareholder is not tax-exempt if the above mentioned documents are not received by the aforementioned date.
The Interest on Capital Stock will be attributed to the minimum mandatory dividend relative to the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2008 for its net amount, after the deduction of Income Tax, as per Paragraph 7, article 9 of the Brazilian Corporate Law # 9,249/95, and in item V of CVM Deliberation 207/96.
Please note that shares acquired on January 22, and thereafter, will be traded Ex-Interest on Capital Stock.
To access the complete version, visit our website: www.amilpar.com.br/ir Erwin Kleuser Investor Relations Officer Phone: +55 (21) 3805-1155 email@example.com www.amilpar.com.br/ir
Amil Participacoes S.A. (Bovespa: AMIL3; Bloomberg: AMIL3 BZ; Reuters: AMIL3.SA) is the largest MCO (managed care organization) in Brazil, serving more than 3.1 million members in the States of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Parana and Distrito Federal.
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