Summary of Transaction
A syndicated loan ("Loan") granted by Banco Rabobank International Brasil S.A. ("Rabobank"), Banco Santander S.A, ("Santander") and Banco Bradesco S.A. ("Bradesco"), through the issuance of Export Credit Notes ("CCE's"), to Usina de Açúcar e Álcool Goioerê Ltda. ("Goioerê") which was recently acquired by Grupo Santa Terezinha ("Santa Terezinha").

Date of closing
November 01st , 2012

The purpose of the Loan is to finance the export-based production of Goioerê as part of an broader strategy of expansion of Grupo Santa Therezinha, one of the largest companies in the Brazilian sugar and ethanol segment. The Loan consists in an on-lending transaction with foreign funding, with lower interest rate and adjusted in accordance with the USD-BRL exchange rate.

All firms Involved
Demarest e Almeida Advogados
Pereira Neto e Macedo Advogados

Lawyers acting in transaction
Antonio Giglio (Partner)
Kristian Olaf Olsen (Associate)

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