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 April, 2021
Commission File Number 1-34129
CENTRAIS ELÉTRICAS BRASILEIRAS S.A. - ELETROBRÁS
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
BRAZILIAN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY
(Translation of Registrant's name into English)
Rua da Quitanda, 196 – 24th floor,
Centro, CEP 20091-005,
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
(Address of principal executive office)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F ___X___ Form 40-F _______
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____
CENTRAIS ELÉTRICAS BRASILEIRAS S/A
CNPJ: 00.001.180/0001-26 | NIRE: 533.0000085-9
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S/A ("Company" or "Eletrobras") (B3: ELET3, ELET5 & ELET6; NYSE: EBR & EBR.B; LATIBEX: XELT.O & XELT.B) hereby informs its shareholders and the market in general, that it received a request for information from the Division of Enforcement of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on April 20, 2021 regarding its compulsory loan and related litigation filed with the SEC in its Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2018 in connection with an investigation the SEC is conducting.
The Company is currently in the process of gathering the documentation to respond to this information request and intends to cooperate fully with the investigation.
Rio de Janeiro, April 30, 2021.
Elvira Cavalcanti Presta
CEO (Interim) and CFO and Investor Relations Officer
This document may contain estimates and projections that are not statements of past events, but reflect the beliefs and expectations of our management and may constitute estimates and projections of future events under Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The words "believes," "may," "estimates," "continues," "anticipates," "intends," "expects" and similar are intended to identify estimates that necessarily involve risks and uncertainties, known or unknown. Known risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: general economic, regulatory, political and commercial conditions in Brazil and abroad, variations in interest rates, inflation and the value of the Real, changes in the volumes and pattern of consumer use of electricity, competition conditions, our level of indebtedness, the possibility of receiving payments related to our receivables, changes in the levels of rainfall and water in the reservoirs used to operate our hydroelectric plants, our financing and capital investment plans, existing and future government regulations, and other risks described in our annual report and other documents registered with the CVM and SEC. Estimates and projections refer only to the date they were provided and we undertake no obligation to update any of such estimates or projections due to the occurrence of new information or future events. Future results of our operations and initiatives may differ from current expectations and investors should not rely solely on the information contained herein. This material contains calculations that may not reflect accurate results due to rounding.
Pursuant to the requirements 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.
Date: April 30, 2021
|CENTRAIS ELÉTRICAS BRASILEIRAS S.A. - ELETROBRÁS|
/S/ Elvira Baracuhy Cavalcanti Presta
Elvira Baracuhy Cavalcanti Presta
CFO and Investor Relations Officer
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.