OJSC MAGNIT: Material Fact

Press-release 
Krasnodar 
November 29, 2012 
OJSC "Magnit"announces the acquisition of shares by the entity under the 
issuer's
control 
Krasnodar, November 29, 2012: OJSC "Magnit" (the "Company", the "Issuer", MICEX
and LSE: MGNT) announces the acquisition of shares by the entity which is under
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                          
Amount of acquired shares: 114shares (0.00012% of the total equity)             
                                                                           
Basis for acquisition:     Securities Purchase Agreements executedin the         
                         organized trading of MICEX Stock Exchange            
                                                                           
Amount of votes before     92,974votes (0.0983% of the total number of votes)  
acquisition:                                                                    
                                                                           
Amount of votes after      93,088votes (0.0984% of the total number of votes)  
acquisition:                                                                    
                                                                           
Date of acquisition        November28, 2012                                     
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.



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