Gafisa S.A. (Bovespa: GFSA3; NYSE: GFA), Brazil’s leading diversified national homebuilder, today reported the results of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) and the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) held on May 11, 2012 at the Company’s headquarters in São Paulo. The agenda of the meeting included: (i) to receive the accounts drawn up by the Company’s officers, and to examine, discuss and vote on the financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011; (ii) to establish the number of members that shall comprise the Company’s Board of Directors; (iii) to elect the members of the Board of Directors, as a result of the expiration of their term of office; (iv) to establish the amount of global remuneration to be paid to the Company’s administrators in 2012; (v) to install and establish the number of members that shall comprise the Company’s Fiscal Council; (vi) to elect the members of the Company’s Fiscal Council, due to the expiration of their term of office; and (vii) to establish the amount of global remuneration to be paid to the members of Company’s Fiscal Council in 2012. All items were approved by majority vote of shareholders, while a cumulative vote was held for the nomination of the members of the Board of Directors. In accordance with the voting results, the Board of Directors of Gafisa will be made up of eight independent members, of which four are current members of the Board. The current members are Guilherme Affonso Ferreira, José Écio Pereira da Costa Junior, Gerald Dinu Reiss and Henri Phillippe Reichstul. The four new members comprise Cláudio José Carvalho de Andrade, Nelson Machado, Maurício Marcellini Pereira and Rodolpho Amboss. Mr. Odair Garcia Senra will also be returning to the Board as a non-independent member. The Fiscal Council will comprise the following members: Olavo Fortes Campos Rodrigues Junior, Adriano Rudek de Moura and Luis Fernando Brum de Melo. Marcello Mascotto Iannalfo, Paulo Ricardo de Oliveira and Laiza Fabiola Martins de Santa Rosa are the alternate members of the Fiscal Council.
A quorum was not established for the Extraordinary General Meeting.Duilio Calciolari, Chief Executive Officer, said: "I welcome the new board members and look forward to working together to execute Gafisa’s strategic plan. This turnaround plan is expected to put us back on track to achieve cash generation and profitability, while restoring value for our shareholders. Our board will be instrumental in helping us achieve these goals." The Minutes of the AGM can be found on Gafisa’s investor relations website at www.gafisa.com.br/ir. They will also be filed with the CVM and the SEC. About Gafisa Gafisa is a leading diversified national homebuilder serving all demographic segments of the Brazilian market. Established over 57 years ago, we have completed and sold more than 1,000 developments and built more than 12 million square meters of housing, more than any other residential development company in Brazil. Recognized as one of the foremost professionally managed homebuilders, "Gafisa" is also one of the most respected and best-known brands in the real estate market, recognized among potential homebuyers, brokers, lenders, landowners, competitors, and investors for its quality, consistency, and professionalism. Our pre-eminent brands include Tenda, serving the affordable/entry-level housing segment, and Gafisa and AlphaVille, which offer a variety of residential options to the mid- to higher-income segments. Gafisa S.A. is traded on the Novo Mercado of the BM&FBOVESPA (BOVESPA:GFSA3) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:GFA). This release contains forward-looking statements relating to the prospects of the business, estimates for operating and financial results, and those related to growth prospects of Gafisa. These are merely projections and, as such, are based exclusively on the expectations of management concerning the future of the business and its continued access to capital to fund the Company’s business plan. Such forward-looking statements depend, substantially, on changes in market conditions, government regulations, competitive pressures, the performance of the Brazilian economy and the industry, among other factors; therefore, they are subject to change without prior notice.