Statute, Policies and Rules
CHAPTER I CORPORATE NAME, HEAD OFFICES, PURPOSE AND TERM
Article 1 – Marfrig Global Foods S/A (“Company”) is a corporation governed by applicable law and these Bylaws.
Article 2 – The Company has registered office and legal domicile in the City of São Paulo, State of São Paulo, at Avenida Chedid Jafet 222, Tower A, 5th floor, suite 01, district of Vila Olimpia, Postal Code (CEP) 04551-065. The Company may open and close branches, warehouses, offices, main branches, and any other type of establishment in Brazil and elsewhere by resolution of the board of executive officers.
Article 3 – The corporate purpose of the Company is (a) to operate a meatpacking business, including by handling animal slaughtering and butchering (of cattle, buffalo, horses, pigs, goats, sheep and poultry), packaging, processing and distribution of edible or non-edible animal products and by-products, including, but not limited to, manufacturing and distribution of leather products and by-products, in its own or third–parties’ establishments; (b) the purchase, sale, distribution, agency, import and export of food products in general, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and other products; (c) the purchase and sale of livestock (cattle, buffalo, horses, pigs, goats, sheep); (d) the supply of manpower to other companies; (e) engaging in animal husbandry; (f) holding ownership interest, as partner or shareholder, in other commercial or civil companies; (g) engaging in distribution and sale of food products in general; (h) engaging in production, distribution and sale of soaps, detergents and washing preparations, disinfectants, softeners and other cleaning and hygiene products; (i) engaging in cogeneration and production and sale of energy and biodiesel; (j) operating in the financial market and in carbon market; (k) engaging in production and sale of vegetable-based products, oils, derivatives and substitutes; animal feed rations (feed and fodder), canned food and fats; and (l) transportation of its own and third-party's products; agency and other related activities, as necessary to fulfill the corporate purpose.
Paragraph 1 – The Company may engage in business in other fields of activity correlated with the corporate purpose set forth in article 3.
Paragraph 2 – Following the admission to the Novo Mercado special listing segment of BM&FBOVESPA S.A. – Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros, the Brazilian Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange (“BM&FBOVESPA”), the Company, its shareholders, directors, officers and fiscal council members are now subject to, and bound by the provisions of the Novo Mercado Listing Regulation (the “Novo Mercado Listing Regulation”).
Paragraph 3 – The provisions of the Novo Mercado Listing Regulation shall prevail over these Bylaws where in a tender offer the rights of shareholders are better served under the provisions of the Listing Regulation.
Article 4 – The Company shall have an indefinite term of duration.
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