SONAE CAPITAL SGPS SA informs about qualified shareholding



Head Office: Lugar do Espido, Via Norte, Maia
Share Capital: € 250.000.000,00
Maia Commercial Registry and Fiscal Number 508276756
Sociedade Aberta


Sonae Capital, SGPS, SA announces, as required by Article 17 of the Portuguese Securities Code, that it has been informed by Efanor Investimentos, SGPS, SA, as follows (translation from the Portuguese original):

“ Under the terms and for the purposes of article 16 of the Portuguese Securities Code, we hereby notify that, as a result of the demerger process of the shareholding in SC SGPS SA (former Sonae Capital, SGPS, SA) previously held by SONAE, SGPS, SA and of the rights acquired by this company, the voting rights inherent to the following shares of Sonae Capital, SGPS, SA are attributable to this company, accordingly with the criteria set forth in Article 20 of the Portuguese Securities Code:



Maria Margarida Carvalhais Teixeira de Azevedo, Nuno Miguel Teixeira de Azevedo, Duarte Paulo Teixeira de Azevedo and Maria Cláudia Teixeira de Azevedo are directors of Efanor Investimentos, SGPS, SA. David Graham Shenton Bain is director of Pareuro BV.

The voting rights inherent to 138,890,609 shares representing 55.5562% of the share capital of Sonae Capital, SGPS, SA are attributable to this company.

In accordance with the further communication duties this company has also disclosed this information to Euronext and CMVM.”

Maia, 1 February 2008

The Representative for Capital Markets Relations,