Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição (“Company”) announces to its shareholders that the increase of the Company’s capital was approved, among other topics, at the Annual and Special Shareholders’ Meeting held on April 27 2012, upon the capitalization of the portion of the Company’s goodwill special reserve in the total amount of two hundred million, nine hundred and five thousand, seven hundred forty-nine Brazilian Reais and sixty-nine cents (R$ 200,905,749.69). Out of this total, forty million, one hundred eighty-one thousand, two hundred and six Brazilian Reais and forty one cents (R$ 40.181.206,41) shall be capitalized without the issuing of new shares and to the benefit of all the shareholders, and one hundred sixty million, seven hundred twenty-four thousand, five hundred forty-three Brazilian Reais and twenty eight cents (R$ 160.724.543,28) shall be capitalized to the benefit of the Company’s controlling shareholder, Wilkes Participações S.A. (“Wilkes”), under Article 7 of CVM Instruction 319/99 (as amended), upon the issuing of one million, eight hundred seventy-six thousand, three hundred and eight (1.876.308) new preferred shares of the Company.

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