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Material Fact Notice - Companhia de Bebidas and Ambev Brasil Mergers

Material Fact Notice - Companhia de Bebidas and Ambev Brasil Mergers

The management teams of Ambev S.A. ("Ambev") and Companhia de Bebidas das Américas - Ambev ("Companhia de Bebidas" and, together with Ambev, the "Companies"), in compliance with the provisions of Rulings Nos. 358/2002 and 319/1999 of the Brazilian Securities Commission (the "CVM"), and supplementing the information disclosed in the material fact notice dated December 7, 2012 ("Material Fact Notice"), inform the public about the following:

There will be submitted to the Companies‘ shareholders a proposal of merger with and into Ambev of (i) Companhia de Bebidas ("Merger I"); and (ii) Ambev Brasil Bebidas S.A. (CNPJ No. 73.082.158/0001-21) ("Ambev Brasil") ("Merger II" and, together with Merger I, the "Mergers"), both as part of the corporate reorganization first disclosed to the market in the Material Fact Notice.

Ambev will continue to develop the production and trading of beer, concentrates, soft drinks and other beverages but, after the Mergers, Ambev will also develop these activities directly, and not only through its controlled companies and wholly owned subsidiaries. After the Mergers, Ambev will remain as a reporting corporation registered with the CVM.

The Protocols and Justifications and the documents referred to herein and in section 3 of CVM Ruling No. 319/99 will be available, from this date, at the respective headquarters or on the Investor Relations websites of Ambev and Companhia de Bebidas (, as well as on the websites of the CVM, the São Paulo Stock, Commodities and Futures Exchange (BM&FBOVESPA) and the SEC.

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