Azevedo Sette Advogados acted as the Brazilian counsel to Vale

Azevedo Sette Advogados acted as the Brazilian counsel to Vale

Azevedo Sette Advogados acted as the Brazilian counsel to Vale in the merger and acquisition of 77.1683% of the shares of Ferrous Resources Limited (and all the Subsidiaries, including the following Brazilian companies: Ferrous Resources do Brasil S.A., Empresa de Mineração Esperança S.A. and Mineração Jacuípe S.A.).  Amount Involved US$550,000,000.00 (approximately R$2,128,225,000.00).