Material Fact - Payment of interest on capital
Sao Paulo, August 12, 2015 - Tupy S.A. ("Tupy" or "Company"), world’s largest foundry of iron blocks and heads, in compliance with CVM Instruction nš 358/2002, informs its shareholders and the market in general that its Board of Directors, on August 21, 2015, decided on and approved the payment of interest on shareholder’s equity ("ISE") in the gross amount of R$107,010,324.57 (one hundred and seven million, ten thousand, three hundred twenty four reais and fifty seven cents of real), corresponding to R$0.74221237 per share, before deduction of 15% as withholding tax, except for shareholders dully exempted or immune to such taxation. This amount is supported by the Companys financial statements as of June 30, 2015, related to the 2nd quarter of
2015 and disclosed as its second quarter financial statements. The payment will be made to shareholders starting on August 25, 2015.
Shareholders registered in the Company’s records on August 13, 2015 are entitled to receive the payment of interest on shareholder’s equity. The Companys shares will be traded "ex-interest" starting on August 14, 2015.
The ISE will be charged to the ISE for the fiscal year ending on December 31, 2015, with approval at the Annual General Meeting to be held in 2016, by its net amount.
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