Risk Factors

An investment in securities involves a high degree of risk. All investors should carefully consider the following factors in addition to the other information in this investor relations website before investing in IMC’s securities. In general, investing in the securities of issuers in emerging market countries, such as Brazil, involves a higher degree of risk than investing in the securities of U.S. issuers or issuers in other countries with highly developed capital markets. IMC’s business, financial condition, results of operations and prospects may be materially adversely affected by any of these risks.

The risks briefly described below are those that the Company currently believes most likely may materially affect its performance.

1) Certain Factors Relating to the Business

2) Certain Factors Relating to the Company’s Industry

3) Certain Factors Relating to Brazil, Mexico and the Caribbean

4) Risks Relating to IMC’s Shares