Material Fact (Somente em Inglês)
AES TIETÊ S.A.
CNPJ/MF nº 02.998.609/0001-27
A Public Company
In compliance with the provision of CVM Instruction 358/02, the Management of AES Tietê S.A. (the “Company”) informs the public that it signed with Company’s creditors an agreement for the payment of debts relating to the operations of purchase and sale of electric energy recorded at the level of the Wholesale Market of Electric Energy (Mercado Atacadista de Energia Elétrica) - MAE in the period between September 2000 and September 2002. In the terms of the memorandum of Understandings entered into on December 11, 2003 with the Company’ creditorswith the intervenience of National Electric Power Agency – ANEEL and MAE , signed between December 19, 2003 and January 19, 2004, Private Instruments of Debt Confession, Splitting of the Debt into Installments and the Creation of Guarantee entered into between the Company and its respective creditors, representing 96.13% of the Company’s debts, relating to the operations carried out at the level of MAE in the period in question. Thus, the Company will make the referred to payment in 49 installments, being the first installment of the values due to creditors, and the total payment of the creditors who hold a credit with the
Company in amounts equal or lower than R$500,000.00 (five hundred thousand reais), scheduled to be paid on January 21, 2004.
São Paulo, January 20, 2004.
Original document signed by:
Paulo Roberto Dutra
Director for Finances and Relations with Investors