Identification
ISIN code
US2044122099
Trading location
Paris
ICB
Iron&Steel
Website address
Issuer website
http://www.vale.com.br
Operation
IPO date
IPO type

<p>
Direct trading procedure</p>

IPO type
Initial Public offering
Catégorie
IPO
Operation procedure

<p>
Reference prices: closing prices of common ADS and preferred ADS quoted on the NYSE on the 17 July 2008.</p>

Operation description
Operation calendar

<p>
- First quotation: July 18, 2008 - From July 21, 2008 to July 23, 2008: Companhia Vale do Rio Doce common ADS and preferred ADS will be traded temporarily under the titles &quot;VALE PROM&quot; and &quot;VALE PREF PROM&quot;, - From July 24, 2008: Companhia Vale do Rio Doce common ADS and preferred ADS will be traded under the titles &quot;VALE&quot; and &quot;VALE PREF&quot;</p>

Broker to issue

<p>
CREDIT SUISSE<br />
CITI<br />
HSBC<br />
JP MORGAN</p>