OJSC MAGNIT: Filing of an Application to Register Securities Issue Not for release, publication or distribution in Australia, Canada, Japan or the United States. These materials are not an offer for sale of securities in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. OJSC Magnit has not registered and does not intend to register any part of the offering in the United States or to conduct a public offering of any securities in the United States. 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Press-release Krasnodar November 23, 2012 OJSC "Magnit" announces the submission of the application for the state registration of the securities issue Krasnodar, November 23, 2012: OJSC «Magnit» (the "Company", the "Issuer"; MICEX and LSE: MGNT) announces the submission of the application for the state registration of the securities issue. Please be informed that the Company has filed the application for the state registration of the issue of the following securities on November 23, 2012: Type of securities: Non-convertible interest bearing certified bonds to the bearer with the obligatory centralized custody of 01, 02, 03 series to be placed by means of open subscription suitable for advanced redemption upon request of the holders and at the discretion of the Issuer. Decision to issue securities (bonds of 01, 02, 03 series), approved by the Board of Directors on October 29, 2012 (minutes w/o No. of November 29, 2012) in accordance with the decision to place Non-convertible interest bearing certified bonds to the bearer with the obligatory centralized custody of 01, 02, 03 series, approved by the Board of Directors of OJSC "Magnit" on October 29, 2012 (minutes w/o No. of November 29, 2012). Date of the November 23, 2012 decision: Registering Federal Financial Markets Service authority: For further information, please contact: Oleg Goncharov Director, Investor Relations e-mail: Goncharov@gw.tander.ru Tel. in Krasnodar +7 (861) 277-45-54, 210-98-10 ext. 5100 Mob.: +7 (903) 411-40-35 Direct line for investors only: +7 (861) 277-45-62 Dina Svishcheva Manager, Investor Relations e-mail: Chistyak@gw.tander.ru Tel. in Krasnodar +7 (861) 277-45-54, 210-98-10 ext. 5101 Mob.: +7-961-511-02-02 Direct line for investors only: +7 (861) 277-45-62 Company description: Based in Krasnodar, in the Southern region of Russia, Open Joint Stock Company "Magnit" (LSE and MICEX: MGNT, S&P: "BB-") is the holding company for a group of entities that operate in the retail trade under the "Magnit" brand. The chain of "Magnit" stores is one of the leading food retail networks in Russia. As of September 30, 2012 the chain consisted of 5,523 convenience stores, 105 hypermarkets, 11 "Magnit Family" stores and 480 cosmetics stores (drogerie) in 1,504 locations in the Russian Federation. Approximately two-thirds of the Company's stores are located in cities with a population of less than 500,000 inhabitants. Most of its stores are located in the Southern, North-Caucasian, Central and Volga regions. The Company also operates stores in the North-Western, Urals and Siberian regions. As of September 30, 2012 the Company operated an in-house logistics system consisting of 17 distribution centers, employing automated stock replenishment systems and a fleet of 4,082 vehicles. In accordance with the reviewed IFRS consolidated financial statements for 1H 2012, the Company recorded consolidated revenue of approximately US$ 6,776 million and consolidated EBITDA of around US$ 671 million. END -0- Nov/23/2012 13:24 GMT
OJSC MAGNIT: Filing of an Application to Register Securities Issue
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