X5 Retail Group N.V FIVE X5 to hold Annual General Meeting on 14 June 2012

  X5 Retail Group N.V (FIVE) - X5 to hold Annual General Meeting on 14 June

RNS Number : 2599C
X5 Retail Group N.V.
27 April 2012





Amsterdam 27 April 2012  - X5 Retail Group  N.V. ("X5" and/or the  "Company"), 
Russia's largest retailer in  terms of revenue,  invites its shareholders  and 
holders of global depository receipts to the Company's Annual General  Meeting 
of Shareholders (the "AGM"). The AGM will  be held at Parkstraat 20, 2514  JK 
The Hague, The Netherlands at 11.00 am CET on 14 June 2012.

The record date for shareholders entitled to participate in the AGM is 17  May 

The key agenda items to be discussed  at the AGM include the annual report  of 
the Management Board  and adoption of  the Annual Accounts  for the  financial 
year 2011, appointment  of Mr. Dmitry  Dorofeev as member  of the  Supervisory 
Board, re-appointment of Mr.  Alexander Tynkovan and  Mr. Stephan DuCharme  as 
members of the Supervisory Board.

The full  AGM agenda,  including explanatory  notes, as  well as  X5's  Annual 
Report for the financial  year 2011, are available  on the Company's  website, 

For further details please contact

Gregory Madick               Svetlana Vitkovskaya

Executive IR Director        Head of PR Department

Tel.:+7 (495)502-9783      Tel.: +7 (495) 662-8888, ext. 41 130

e-mail: gregory.madick@X5.ru e-mail: svetlana.vitkovskaya@X5.ru


Note to Editors:

Headquartered in Moscow,  X5 Retail Group  (LSE: FIVE, Moody's  - "B2", S&P  - 
"B+") is Russia's largest retailer in terms of revenue. The Company  operates 
several retail formats: the soft discounter chain under the Pyaterochka brand,
the supermarket chain under the Perekrestok brand, the hypermarket chain under
the Karusel brand, the online retail channel under E5.ru brand and convenience
stores under various brands.

As at 31 March 2012, X5 had 3,139 Company-operated stores. It has the  leading 
market position in both Moscow and  St. Petersburg and a significant  presence 
in the European part of Russia. Its store base includes 2,643 soft  discounter 
stores, 337  supermarkets, 77  hypermarkets and  82 convenience  stores.  The 
Company operates  29 DCs  and 1,392  Company-owned trucks  across the  Russian 

X5 is run on an SAP platform.

As at 31 March 2012, X5's franchisees operated 434 stores across Russia.

For the full year 2011, net sales  totaled USD 15,455 mln, EBITDA reached  USD 
1,130 mln, and net profit amounted to USD 302 mln.

X5 Shareholder  structure is  as follows:  Alfa Group  - 47.86%,  founders  of 
Pyaterochka - 19.85%, X5 Management and/or Supervisory Board members -  0.12%, 
treasury shares - 0.11%, free float - 32.06%.

Forward looking statements:

This announcement  includes statements  that  are, or  may  be deemed  to  be, 
"forward-looking  statements".  These   forward-looking  statements  can   be 
identified by the fact that they do  not only relate to historical or  current 
events. Forward-looking  statements often  use  words such  as"  anticipate", 
"target", "expect", "estimate", "intend", "expected", "plan", "goal" believe",
or other words of similar meaning.

By their  nature,  forward-looking  statements involve  risk  and  uncertainty 
because they relate to future events and circumstances, a number of which  are 
beyond X5 Retail Group N.V.'s control. As a result, actual future results may
differ materially from  the plans,  goals and  expectations set  out in  these 
forward-looking statements.

Any forward-looking statements made  by or on behalf  of X5 Retail Group  N.V. 
speak only as  at the  date of  this announcement.  Save as  required by  any 
applicable laws or regulations, X5 Retail Group N.V. undertakes no  obligation 
publicly to  release  the results  of  any revisions  to  any  forward-looking 
statements in  this  document  that  may  occur  due  to  any  change  in  its 
expectations or to  reflect events  or circumstances  after the  date of  this 

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