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Brazilian government to file for Banco do Brasil secondary share offering soon- source

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Brazilian government and state lender Caixa Economica Federal are expected to soon file documents for a secondary share offering of Banco do Brasil SA, one source with knowledge of the matter said.

Reuters reported on Aug. 6 that Banco do Brasil would do a secondary share offering that could reach 7.9 billion reais ($2 billion).

(Reporting by Rodrigo Viga Gaier in Rio de Janeiro)