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July 9, 2014



Press-release Krasnodar July 9, 2014 OJSC "Magnit" Announces the Acquisition of Shares by the Entity under the Issuer's Control Krasnodar, July 9, 2014: OJSC "Magnit", Russia's largest food retailer (the "Company", the "Issuer", MICEX and LSE: MGNT), announces the acquisition of shares by the entity which is under the Issuer's control. Full company name and joint-stock company "Tander" address: 185, Levanevskogo street, Krasnodar, Russia Taxpayer Id Number: 2310031475 Principal State 1022301598549 Registration Number: Object of acquisition: voting shares of the Issuer Date of acquisition: July 7, 2014 Amount of acquired shares: 159,828 shares (0.169020% of the total equity) Basis for acquisition: Repurchase agreement Amount of votes before 48,718 votes (0.051520% of the total number of votes) acquisition: Amount of votes after 208,546 votes (0.220540% of the total number of acquisition: votes) Date of acquisition: July 8, 2014 Amount of acquired shares: 5,569 shares (0.005889% of the total equity) Basis for acquisition: Sale and Purchase Agreements executed in the trading of MICEX Stock Exchange Amount of votes before 208,546 votes (0.220540% of the total number of acquisition: votes) Amount of votes after 214,115 votes (0.226430% of the total number of acquisition: votes) For further information, please contact: Timothy Post Director, Investor Relations Email: post@magnit.ru Office: +7-861-277-4554 x 17600 Mobile: +7-961-511-7678 Direct Line: +7-861-277-4562 Dina Svishcheva Deputy Director, Investor Relations Email: Chistyak@magnit.ru Office: +7-861-277-45-54 x 15101 Mobile: +7-961-511-0202 Direct Line: +7-861-277-4562 Company description: Magnit is Russia's largest food retailer. Founded in 1994, the company is headquartered in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar. As of June 30, 2014, Magnit operated 24 distribution centers and over 8,600 stores (7,614 convenience, 226 hypermarkets, and 778 cosmetics) in approximately 2,000 cities and towns throughout 7 federal regions of the Russian Federation. In accordance with the audited IFRS consolidated financial statements for 2013, Magnit had revenues of $18,202 million USD and an EBITDA of $2,032 million USD. Magnit's local shares are traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange (MICEX: MGNT) and its GDRs on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: MGNT) and it has a credit rating from Standard & Poor's of BB. Measured by market capitalization, Magnit is one of the largest retailers in Europe.




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