OREANDA-NEWS. June 26, 2012. BM&FBOVESPA will hold a ceremony on Friday (June 22) to celebrate the voluntary public tender offering for the exchange of common shares of JBS for common shares of Vigor Alimentos under ticker symbol “VIGR3”.

The event will take place at the Raymundo Magliano Filho visitors’ Center. The Vigor Alimentos’ CEO Gilberto Xando and the JBS’ CEO Mr. Wesley Batista will participate in the ringing of the opening bell at BM&FBOVESPA.

Vigor was founded in 1918 for the purpose of producing and distributing milk. Since that time, Vigor has grown and now offers a wide range of products, including yogurts, margarines and cheeses, among other products.

In addition to its proprietary brand (Vigor), the company’s portfolio of products includes several consolidated brands, such as Danubio, Faixa Azul, Leco, Serrabella, Amelia, Mesa and Carmelita.