6-K 1 cbd20210602_6k2.htm FORM 6-K

 


FORM 6-K

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

Report of Foreign Private Issuer

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of June, 2021

           Brazilian Distribution Company           
(Translation of Registrant’s Name Into English)

Av. Brigadeiro Luiz Antonio,
3142 São Paulo, SP 01402-901
     Brazil     
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

        (Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F)

Form 20-F   X   Form 40-F       

        (Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule
101 (b) (1)):

Yes ___ No   X  

(Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule
101 (b) (7)):

Yes ___ No   X  

        (Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.)

Yes ___ No   X  

 

 
 

 

 

COMPANHIA BRASILEIRA DE DISTRIBUIÇÃO

PUBLICLY HELD COMPANY WITH AUTHORIZED CAPITAL

CNPJ/ME Nº 47.508.411/0001-56

NIRE 35.300.089.901

 

NOTICE TO THE MARKET

 

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição (“GPA”), pursuant to article 157 of Law 6.404/1976 and Instruction CVM 358/2002, in continuation of the notice to the market of April 12, 2021, informs its shareholders and the market in general that, on this date, it received from the Group Casino a copy of a notice disclosed by Cnova NV, in which GPA holds 34.17% of the capital stock, about the potential project to launch, by the end of the year and subject to market conditions, a, approximately, €300 million private placement of shares issued by Cnova N.V., for the purpose of accelerating its growth, and including potentially a secondary placement by certain of its shareholders.

 

GPA will inform its shareholders and the market in general of any further information about this project.

 

São Paulo, June 1, 2021.

Isabela Cadenassi

Investors Relation Officer

 

 
 

 

Special Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:

 

This notice to the market includes forward looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, that reflect the current expectations of the management of GPA. These statements are based on management’s current expectations or beliefs, and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. These forward looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control, which could cause the actual results to differ materially from those indicated in our forward looking statements. You are cautioned not to put undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. GPA undertakes no obligation, and expressly disclaims any obligation, to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

 

The distribution of this notice to the market may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions. Persons into whose possession this notice to the market comes are required to inform themselves about and to observe any such restrictions.

 

This notice to the market is not an offer nor does it contain or does it constitute an offer to sell securities or an invitation or inducement to invest in securities in Brazil, the United States, or any other jurisdiction. The securities referred to herein may not be offered or sold in the United States of America absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The company does not intend to register all or any portion of any offering of the securities in the United States of America or to conduct a public offering of the securities in the United States of America.

 
 

SIGNATURES

        Pursuant to the requirement of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.



     
    COMPANHIA BRASILEIRA DE DISTRIBUIÇÃO
Date:  June 2, 2021 By:    /s/ Jorge Faiçal            
             Name:   Jorge Faiçal
             Title:     Chief Executive Officer
       
     By:    /s/ Isabela Cadenassi            
             Name: Isabela Cadenassi
             Title: Investor Relations Officer



FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are statements that are not historical facts, and are based on management's current view and estimates offuture economic circumstances, industry conditions, company performance and financial results. The words "anticipates", "believes", "estimates", "expects", "plans" and similar expressions, as they relate to the company, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Statements regarding the declaration or payment of dividends, the implementation of principal operating and financing strategies and capital expenditure plans, the direction of future operations and the factors or trends affecting financial condition, liquidity or results of operations are examples of forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the current views of management and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. There is no guarantee that the expected events, trends or results will actually occur. The statements are based on many assumptions and factors, including general economic and market conditions, industry conditions, and operating factors. Any changes in such assumptions or factors could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations.