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Notice to the Market

BANCO DO ESTADO DO RIO GRANDE DO SUL S.A. ("Banrisul", "the Company" or "the Bank"), in compliance with the CVM Instruction No. 358, of January 3, 2002, and Paragraph 4th of Article 157 of Law No. 6404 of December 15, 1976, announces to its shareholders and to the market that it has been informed of the intention of the State of Rio Grande do Sul (the "Controller") to sell, in auction to be held at B3 S.A. - Brazil, Bolsa, Balcão, 2,056,962 Class B Preferred Shares issued by Banrisul of its ownership, corresponding to 1.02% of such shares and of 0.50% of Banrisul’s total capital stock. The control of Banrisul by the State of Rio Grande do Sul remains unchanged.

Banrisul will maintain informed its shareholders and the market in general of any new material facts regarding to this matter.

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Porto Alegre, April 08, 2019.

Regards,

Júlio Francisco Gregory Brunet
Chief Planning, Service Channels and Investor Relations Officer

Phone: +55 (51) 3215-3232
E-mail: ir@banrisul-ri.com.br
Web site: www.banrisul.com.br/ir