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Via Varejo’s investor relations website includes forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. These statements are based on the beliefs and assumptions of its management, and on information currently available to the Company. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding Via Varejo’s plans, beliefs or current expectations or those of its directors or executive officers with respect to, but not limited to:

  • economic, business and political conditions in Brazil, especially in the geographic markets in which Via Varejo operates;
  • the implementation of Via Varejo’s main operating strategies, including existing or tentative plans for expanding operations;
  • variations in the purchasing power and preferences of Via Varejo customers;
  • variations in the performance of retails sales in Brazil;
  • competition in the retail and banking industries in Brazil as well as in the specific regions in which the Company’s operates;
  • variations in Via Varejo’s cost of goods and in its operating costs;
  • an increase in the default levels of Via Varejo’s customers, as well as an increase in the provision for non-performing loans;
  • Via Varejo’s ability to offer competitive credit alternatives to its customers;
  • credit and market risks and other risks related to financing operations;
  • inflation and fluctuations in interest rates and the foreign exchange rate;
  • the Company´s ability to successfully compete and manage its business going forward;
  • Via Varejo’s ability to contract new loans at reasonable terms and conditions;
  • the enactment of new laws and regulations and/or amendments to existing laws and regulations that involve the retail and banking industries in Brazil;
  • government intervention resulting from changes in the economic, tributary, tariff or regulatory environment in Brazil;
  • potentially adverse legal challenges and legal and administrative procedures that come to involve Via Varejo;
  • other factors or trends that come to affect the Company’s financial condition and the risk factors presented in the Risk Factors section; and
  • other statements contained in this website involving non-historical facts.

Investors should be aware that the factors cited above, as well as the other factors discussed in this investor relations website, could affect Via Varejo’s future results and lead to results materially different from those expressed in the forward-looking statements made in this website or the files posted herein.

Forward-looking statements also include information concerning the potential or presumed future results of the Company’s operations. This information is presented in various different sections of this investor relations website, as well as in statements preceded by, followed by, or that include the words ‘‘believe,’’ ‘‘may,’’ ‘‘continue,’’ ‘‘expect,’’ ‘‘anticipate,’’ ‘‘intend,’’ ‘‘plan,’’ ‘‘estimate’’ or similar expressions.

Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance. They involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions because they relate to future events and therefore depend on circumstances that may or may not occur. Via Varejo’s future business, financial condition, operating results, strategies, market share and market value may differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by these forward-looking statements. Many of the factors that will determine these results and values are beyond the Company’s ability to control or predict.

Investors are cautioned not to put undue reliance on any forward-looking statements.

Last Update on October 03, 2014

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