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Taesa announces Material Fact - Agreement with ABENGOA for the acquisition of 100% of four assets


MATERIAL FACT

Rio de Janeiro, March 16,2012 - Transmissora Aliança de Energia Elétrica S.A. - TAESA (BM&FBovespa: TRNA11), pursuant to Paragraph 4 of Article 157 of Law 6404/76 and CVM Rule 358/02, as amended by CVM Rules 369/02 and 449/07, hereby informs its shareholders, the market in general and other interested parties that, on March 16, 2012, it entered into a Share Purchase Agreement with Abengoa Concessões Brasil Holding S.A. to acquire the latter’s remaining 50% interest in União de Transmissoras de Energia Elétrica S.A. - UNISA, which in turn holds ninety-nine point nine nine percent (99.99%) of the transmission companies, STE - Sul Transmissora de Energia S.A., ATE Transmissora de Energia S.A., ATE II Transmissora de Energia S.A., and ATE III Transmissora de Energia S.A. (jointly “Transmission Companies”).

The Company will pay eight hundred and sixty-three million and five hundred thousand reais (R$863,500,000.00) for the above acquisition (base date of December 31, 2011).

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