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Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo – SABESP (“SABESP” and “Company”), pursuant to the provisions of Article 157, Paragraph 4 of Law 6,404/76 and the provisions of the Comissão de Valores Mobiliários (“CVM”) No. 358, of January 3, 2002, as amended, hereby informs its shareholders and the market in general that, on this date, it was approved, in the 890th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company (“RCA”), the twenty fourth (24th) issuance of simple, non-convertible, unsecured, in up to two series (“Debentures”), for public distribution, pursuant to CVM Instruction No. 400 of December 29, 2003, as amended (“CVM Instruction 400”) and “Código ANBIMA de Regulação e Melhores Práticas para Estruturação, Coordenação e Distribuição de Ofertas Públicas de Valores Mobiliários e Ofertas Públicas de Aquisição de Valores Mobiliários” in force since June 3, 2019 (“Issuance” and “Offer”, respectively), amounting to a total of up to four-hundred million reais (R$400,000,000.00), on the issuance date of the Debentures, subject to the possibility of partial distribution, being the Offer conditioned to the issuance of, at least, two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) Debentures, amounting to a total of two hundred and fifty million reais (R$250,000,000.00), being, at least, one hundred and twenty five thousand (125,000) Debentures of the second series. The bookbuilding process will be adopted, arranged by the Coordinators, pursuant to the paragraphs 1 and 2 of article 23 and article 44 of CVM Instruction 400, with receipt of reservations, for the examination of the demand by the Debentures on different interest rate levels (“Bookbuilding Process”) and to define, with the Company: (i) the existence of the first series of the Issuance; (ii) the amount of Debentures to be allocated in each series of the Issuance; (iii) the remuneration of the Debentures of the first series, in case of the issuance of Debentures of the first series, and the remuneration of the Debentures of the second series; and (iv) the aggregate amount of the Offer, through the cancellation of any Debentures that may not be placed. The result of the Bookbuilding Process will be ratified by means of an amendment to the indenture, duly ratified by corporate document of the Board of Directors of the Company, without the need for a new approval of the debenture holders assembled in an General Meeting of Bondholders. The result of Bookbuilding Process will be disclosed by means of the Offer’s announcement of commencement (“Offer’s Announcement of Commencement”), pursuant the article 23, paragraph 2, of CVM Instruction 400.

The Debentures will meet the requirements of the article 2 of Law No. 12,431, of June 24, 2011, as amended (“Law No. 12,431”) in such a manner that their holders may be entitled of the tax benefits in accordance with the law.

Under article 2 of Law No. 12,431, Decree No. 8,874, of October 11, 2016, Resolution No. 3,947, of January 27, 2011, of Conselho Monetário Nacional, and the Ministerial Ordinance No. 635 of Ministério das Cidades, of November 9, 2017, published in the Diário Oficial da União on November 10, 2017 (“Ministerial Ordinance No. 635 of Ministério das Cidades”), the funds proceeding from the raising by means of the Issuance will be intended for investment, future payment or reimbursement of expenses or obligations disbursed in a period equal or inferior to twenty four (24) months before the end of the Offer, related to the execution of the water supply systems upgrading and modernization project on municipalities that are among the seventy one (71) municipalities of the State of São Paulo approved by the Ministerial Ordinance No. 365 of Ministério das Cidades, whose main objectives are the control and reduction of losses in these systems, being observed the provisions of paragraph 1 C, of article 1 of Law No. 12,431.

This material fact does not constitute an offer, invitation or request of offer to acquire the Debentures.  Nor this material fact nor any information contained herein shall constitute basis for any contract or compromise.

The Offer will only begin after: (i) the granting of its registration by CVM; (ii) the disclosure of the Offer’s Announcement of Commencement; and (iii) the availability of the definitive prospectus of the Offer to the investors and its sending to CVM, pursuant to article 54 of CVM Instruction 400. In addition, the realization of the Offer will be subject to, among other factors, market conditions. Timely will be issued notice to the market, pursuant article 53 of CVM Instruction 400, containing information on: (i) the characteristics of the Offer; (ii) the places to obtain the preliminary prospectus of the Offer; (iii) the esteem dates and places of disclosure of the Offer; and (iv) the terms, the procedure and the date to the realization of the Bookbuilding Process. The Company will keep the market and its shareholders informed about the development of the Offer. 

The terms used by this Material Fact that are not defined herein have the same meaning as those assigned to them in the minutes of RCA.

The general conditions and terms of the Debentures are disclosed in the minutes of the RCA, which is available on CVM’s website (http://www.cvm.gov.br) and the Company’s website (http://www.sabesp.com.br). 


São Paulo, June 13, 2019.



Rui de Britto Álvares Affonso
Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Office


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