Notice to Shareholders – Payment of Interest on Equity


Mogi das Cruzes, December 21, 2015 – JSL (BM&FBOVESPA: JSLG3 and OTC: JSLGY)hereby announces that, at a Board of Directors‘ meeting held today, Board members approved the payment of interest on equity to shareholders, pursuant to Article 32 of the Bylaws, subject the following conditions::

1. Shareholding Base for Payment Purposes: Shareholders of record on December 21, 2015 will be entitled to receive interest on equity.

2. Total Amount of Interest on Equity: A total gross amount of ten million reais (R$10,000,000.00), corresponding to R$0.048467462 per share.

Interest on equity is subject to fifteen percent (15%) withholding income tax, except for shareholders who prove to be exempt or immune, or shareholders domiciled in countries or jurisdictions where the legislation establishes a different rate. Exempt or immune shareholders must submit the documentation that proves their exempt or immune status to the Company‘s Investor Relations department by December 29, 2015.

3. Date of Payment of Interest on Equity: January 11, 2016, to be submitted to the next Annual Shareholders Meeting, to be held on April 30, 2016.

4. Trading Ex-rights to Interest on Equity: The Company‘s shares will be traded ex-rights to interest on equity as of December 22, 2015, inclusive.

5. Imputing to Mandatory Dividends: Interest on equity, net of withholding income tax, will be imputed to the mandatory dividends for fiscal year 2015, pursuant to article 9, paragraph seven, Law 9,249/95 and item V of CVM Resolution 207/96.

6. Payment Instructions: Shareholders whose registration does not include their taxpayers‘ ID (CPF/CNPJ) or bank details will receive their rights soon after they go to a Bradesco S.A. branch and provide this information. Shareholders whose shares are held under custody by the Brazilian Clearing and Depository Corporation (CBLC) should confirm/adjust their registration data/bank details through their custodian agent.

Address for further clarifications: 
Investor Relations Department
Avenida Saraiva, 400, Brás Cubas
CEP: 08745-140 – Mogi das Cruzes – São Paulo – Brazil
Phone: (11) 3154-4000 (extension line 1858) / 2377-7178
Fax: (11) 2377-7836
E-mail: ri@jsl.com.br