Material Fact

São Paulo, October 17, 2013 – Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição (“CBD”) and Via Varejo S.A. (“Via Varejo”), in compliance with paragraph 4 of article 157 of Law no. 6,404/1976, and CVM Instruction no. 358/2002, both as amended and in force, hereby inform their shareholders and the market in general:

i. Approval for the Executive Management of Via Varejo to proceed with the registration of a primary and secondary public offering of Units, each consisting of one (1) common share and two (2) preferred shares issued by Via Varejo, to be listed for trading on Level 2 of the BM&FBOVESPA;
ii. Agreement to the purchase and sale of shares issued by Nova Pontocom, by which CBD acquired Nova Pontocom shares.

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