We are an operating company incorporated under Brazilian law, and we conduct business through our operating subsidiaries. The following table sets forth our significant subsidiaries.
|Subsidiary||Country of Incorporation||Business||Interest in Equity as of December 31, 2012|
|Crossban Holdings GMBH||Austria||Holding company of international subsidiaries||100%|
|Perdigão International Ltd.||Cayman Islands||Principal export subsidiary||100%|
|Sadia S.A.||Brasil||Operating subsidiary||100%|
The chart below shows the simplified corporate structure of our company.
*For a complete list of all of our direct and indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries, see note 1.1 to our consolidated financial statements.
On December 31, 2012, the wholly-owned subsidiaries Sadia and Heloísa were merged into BRF. The main objective of these mergers was the full integration of the businesses, maximizing synergies, streamlining processes and consequent reduction of administrative, operational and tax costs and increase of productivity.
Our principal executive offices are located at Rua Hungria, 1400, Jd. Europa, 01455-000, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, and our telephone number at this address is +55 (11) 2322 5037/5048/5050/5051/5052/5061.