Risk Factors

An investment in securities involves a high degree of risk. All investors should carefully consider the following factors in addition to the other information in this investor relations website before investing in Banco ABC Brasil’s securities. In general, investing in the securities of issuers in emerging market countries, such as Brazil, involves a higher degree of risk than investing in the securities of U.S. issuers or issuers in other countries with highly developed capital markets. Banco ABC Brasil’s business, financial condition, results of operations and prospects may be materially adversely affected by any of these risks.

The risks briefly described below are those that the Bank currently believes most likely may materially affect its performance.

RISKS RELATING TO THE BANK
RISKS RELATING TO THE BRAZILIAN BANKING INDUSTRY
RISKS RELATING TO BRAZIL
RISKS RELATING TO BANCO ABC BRASIL’S PREFERRED SHARES
RISK MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE – BANCO ABC BRASIL