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Notice to the Market

Notice to the Market

Porto Alegre, September 17, 2013.

Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul S.A. ("Banrisul", "Bank" or "Company"), pursuant to Comissão de Valores Mobiliários (CVM, the Brazilian securities Commission) Instruction no. 358 of January 03, 2002, as amended, hereby informs its shareholders and the market in general that, according to CVM Instruction no. 384 of 17 March 2003 ("CVM Instruction 384"), the Bank has hired Brasil Plural Corretora de Câmbio, Títulos e Valores Mobiliários S.A ("Brasil Plural") to perform the duties of Market Maker to its Class B Preferred shares (BRSR6) traded at BM&FBOVESPA S.A., for a term of 01 (one) year, with the goal of increasing the liquidity of such shares. The herein mentioned contract may have its term extended in accordance with article no 57 of Law 8,666/93 (the Procurement Law) and relevant legislation.

The selection of Brasil Plural as Market Maker for BRSR6 shares, whose functions commence on September 17, 2013, when the existing contract with Banco BTG Pactual SA will be terminated, was made through a public bidding event in the form of an electronic trading as disclosed by Notice no. 0000250/2013 of June 19, 2013; the proposals received were opened on July 12, 2013 and approved on July 22, 2013. The hiring of the new Market Maker aims at complying with the provisions of Article no. 57 of Law 8.666/93 (the Procurement Law).

The Company also informs that, out of the 200,389,752 (two hundred million, three hundred eighty-nine thousand, seven hundred fifty-two) class B preferred shares issued, free float corresponds to 174,302,695 (one hundred and seventy-four million, three hundred and two thousand, six hundred and ninety-five) class B preferred shares, according to the definition of outstanding market shares provided by article no. 4, § 2, of Law 6.404/76, amended by Law no. 10,303/2001, and declares that its controlling shareholders have not entered with the Market Maker into any agreement regulating the exercise of voting rights or the purchase and sale of securities issued by Banrisul.

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BANRISUL S.A.

Alexandre Pedro Ponzi
Superintendente de Relações com Investidores
Telefone: +55 (51) 3215-3232
E-mail: ir@banrisul-ri.com.br
Website: www.banrisul.com.br/ir


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