Confusion over TBH shares (100 shares of TBH = 10 shares of TSU, and 10 shares of VIV)
Telecomunicacoes Brasileiras S.A. - Telebras (NYSE: TBH)
In view of the unusual market activity this morning in the following security, the Exchange is re-confirming its previously announced distribution, ratio and ex-distribution date of Telecomunicacoes Brasileiras S.A.-Telebras (NYSE: TBH).
As previously announced, the NYSE was advised that BNY Mellon distributed on November 23, 2009:
* 0.3032056 of a American Depositary Share (Each representing three Preferred Shares) (Symbol "BTM") of Brasil Telecom , S.A. for each (1) share of Telebras HOLDRS held.
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* 0.1720066 of a (New) American Depositary Share (Each representing One Common Share) (CUSIP 10553M 20 0) (Symbol "BTM.C") of Brasil Telecom , S.A. for each (1) share of Telebras HOLDRS held.
"TBH" was quoted "ex-distribution" today, November 24, 2009.
As a result, TBH is now comprised of two constituents: TIM Participacoes S.A. (NYSE: TSU), 10 shares per 100 round lot of TBH and VIVO Participacoes S.A. (NYSE: VIV), 10 shares per 100 round lot of TBH.