Notice to the Market - Acquisition of Relevant Interest

Rio de Janeiro, January 16, 2013 - Banco BTG Pactual S.A. pursuant to CVM Instruction 358 of January 3, 2002, as amended, hereby informs its shareholders and the market that, on this date, it received a communication announcing that the investment funds managed by Opportunity Asset Administradora de Recursos de Terceiros Ltda., Opportunity Gestora de Recursos Ltda. and Opportunity Gestão Internacional de Recursos Ltda., and administered by BNY Mellon Serviços Financeiros Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários S.A., had acquired 40,371,710 class A preferred shares issued by the Company in the form of units, through stock market transactions, and therefore now holds 7.94% of the total number of class A preferred shares issued by the Company. The total number of units acquired was 20,185,855, corresponding to 2.23% of all Grupo BTG Pactual’s theoretical* units.

The above acquisition was for investment purposes only, there being no intention to alter the Company’s control or management structure. The acquirer (i) does not hold any subscription warrants, share subscription rights, share purchase options or debentures convertible into shares issued by the Company; and (ii) has not entered into any agreement or contract regulating the exercise of voting rights or the purchase and sale of securities issued by the Company.

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