As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 8, 2024

Registration No. 333-223718

 

 UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 6

TO

FORM S-8 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933


Vale S.A.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 


 The Federative Republic of Brazil
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)

 

Not Applicable
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

Praia de Botafogo 186 —

offices 701-1901 — Botafogo
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

 

22250-145

(Zip Code)

 


 Matching Program

2024 Cycle

(Full Title of the plan)


 Vale Americas Inc.

140 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Suite 415

South Tower, Paramus, New Jersey 07652

(Name and address of agent for service)

 

(416) 687- 6041

(Telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)



 Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. 

Large accelerated filer x     Accelerated filer o
Non-accelerated filer   o    

Smaller reporting company o

Emerging growth company o

         

 

 If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 7(a)(2)(B) of the Securities Act. o

 

 

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTE

 

This Post-Effective Amendment No. 6 relates to the Registration Statement on Form S-8 (File No. 333-223718) (the “Registration Statement”) of Vale S.A. (the “Registrant”), which was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 16, 2018. The Registration Statement registered 5,000,000 common shares of the Registrant’s stock (the “Shares”), to be offered pursuant to its Matching Program 2018 Cycle.

 

On April 2, 2019, the Registrant filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to the Registration Statement No. 333-223718 in order to reflect the amended terms of an additional plan cycle, the Vale Matching Program 2019 Cycle.

 

On March 3, 2020, the Registrant filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a Post-Effective Amendment No. 2 to the Registration Statement No. 333-223718 in order to reflect the amended terms of an additional plan cycle, the Vale Matching Program 2020 Cycle.

 

On March 3, 2021, the Registrant filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a Post-Effective Amendment No. 3 to the Registration Statement No. 333-223718 in order to reflect the amended terms of additional plan cycles, the Vale Matching Program 2021 Cycle and Vale Matching Program 2020 Cycle for China.

 

On March 3, 2022, the Registrant filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a Post-Effective Amendment No. 4 to the Registration Statement No. 333-223718 in order to reflect the amended terms of additional plan cycles, the Vale Matching Program 2022 Cycle.

 

On March 17, 2023, the Registrant filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a Post-Effective Amendment No. 5 to the Registration Statement No. 333-223718 in order to reflect the amended terms of additional plan cycle, the Matching Program 2023 Cycle.

 

The purpose of this Post-Effective Amendment No. 6 is to amend the Registration Statement to reflect the terms of additional plan cycle, the Matching Program 2024 Cycle (the “2024 Cycle”).

 

Under the 2024 Cycle, as in prior cycles, Shares will be offered to certain eligible employees, subject to the satisfaction of applicable vesting conditions, in connection with those employees’ own purchase of Shares. No additional securities are being registered hereby.

 
 

Part II

 

INFORMATION REQUIRED IN THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT

 

Item 8.  Exhibits.

 

The following exhibits are filed herewith or incorporated herein by reference:

 

Exhibit number   Document
     
4.8   Vale Matching Program 2024 Cycle
     
24   Power of Attorney (included on signature pages)

 

 
 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, Vale certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-8 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 6 to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 8, 2024.

 

  VALE S.A.
   
  By: /s/ Eduardo de Salles Bartolomeo
  Name: Eduardo de Salles Bartolomeo
  Title: Chief Executive Officer
   
  By: /s/ Gustavo Duarte Pimenta
  Name: Gustavo Duarte Pimenta
  Title: Chief Financial Officer
   
       

 

 

 
 

 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that each person whose signature appears below constitutes and appoints Mr. Eduardo de Salles Bartolomeo and Mr. Gustavo Duarte Pimenta, and each of them, his true and lawful attorneys-in-fact and agents, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, for him and in his name, place and stead, in capacities, to sign any and all amendments (including post-effective amendments) to this registration statement and all additional registration statements pursuant to Rule 462(b) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, and all other documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, granting unto each said attorney-in-fact and agents full power and authority to do and perform each and every act in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorneys-in-fact and agents or either of them or their or his substitute or substitutes may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof. This Power of Attorney may be executed in multiple counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but which taken together shall constitute one instrument.

 
 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 6 to the Registration Statement has been signed by the following persons in the capacities indicated below on February 8, 2024, in respect of Vale.

 

 

SIGNATURE   TITLE
     
/s/ Eduardo de Salles Bartolomeo    
Eduardo de Salles Bartolomeo   Chief Executive Officer
     
/s/ Gustavo Duarte Pimenta    
Gustavo Duarte Pimenta   Chief Financial Officer
     
     
     
Vale Americas Inc.   Authorized Representative of Vale S.A. in the United States
     
By: /s/ Paul Casbar    
Paul Casbar    
       

 

/s/ Daniel André Stieler    
Daniel André Stieler   Chairman of the Board of Directors
     
/s/ João Luiz Fukunaga    
João Luiz Fukunaga   Director
     
/s/ Fernando Jorge Buso Gomes    
Fernando Jorge Buso Gomes   Director
     
     
Luis Henrique Cals de Beauclair Guimarães   Director
     
     
Paulo Hartung   Director
     
/s/ Vera Marie Inkster    
Vera Marie Inkster   Director
     
/s/ Shunji Komai    
Shunji Komai   Director
     
     
André Viana Madeira   Director
     
     
Rachel de Oliveira Maia   Director
     
/s/ Manuel Lino Silva de Sousa Oliveira    
Manuel Lino Silva de Sousa Oliveira   Director
     
     
 
 

 

     
José Luciano Duarte Penido   Director
     
     
Marcelo Gasparino da Silva   Director
     
/s/ Douglas James Upton    
Douglas James Upton   Director
     

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit number   Document
     
4.8   Vale Matching Program 2024 Cycle
     
24   Power of Attorney (included on signature pages)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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