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BRASIL BROKERS PARTICIPAÇÕES S.A.
Corporate Taxpayers’ ID (CNPJ/MF): 08.613.550/0001-98
Company Registry (NIRE): 33.3.00280961

NOTICE TO THE MARKET

Brasil Brokers Participações S.A. (“Company”), in accordance with Article 12 of CVM Instruction 358, hereby informs the market that the shareholder Federated Equity Management Company of Pennsylvania (“FEMCO”), a foreign investor according to Resolution 2,689/00, with head offices in Pennsylvania, United States of America, announced that on March 26, 2009 it reached, through the accounts under its management, an interest of 5.31% (five and thirty-one hundredths percent) in the Company, and now holds 8,925,712 of the total of 168,205,342 common shares composing the capital stock of Brasil Brokers Participações S.A.

FEMCO is an investment portfolio manager registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, in accordance with article 203 of the Investment Management Law of 1940, and operates as a discretionary fund manager on behalf of various accounts (“Accounts”) that own shares issued by the Company. The shares are registered under the names of the holders of the Accounts.

FEMCO announced that on March 23, 2009, it carried out transactions on the behalf of the holders of the Accounts that resulted in the combined acquisition of 8,425,812 shares issued by the Company, equivalent to 5.01% of the total common shares issued by the Company. On March 26, 2009, new transactions were carried out that resulted in the acquisition of a combined total of 8,925,712 shares issued by the Company, equivalent to 5.31% of total common shares issued by the Company.

FEMCO acquired the shares issued by the Company for its holders of the Accounts as a discretionary fund manager and merely on the behalf of its holders of the Accounts. Therefore, these acquisitions were made solely and exclusively as an investment, with no objective to exercise any power over the Company’s control or to influence its administrative structure.

FEMCO also informed that on March 26, 2009, the holders of the Accounts did not own any convertible debentures issued by the Company, nor were part of any agreement regulating the right to vote, purchase or sell securities issued by the Company.

The original correspondence is on file at the Company’s head office.

Rio de Janeiro, April 6, 2009.

BRASIL BROKERS PARTICIPAÇÕES S.A.
Álvaro Soares
Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer

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