OJSC MAGNIT: Change of Share

January 16, 2013 
OJSC "Magnit" announces change of share in the charter capital 
Krasnodar, January 16, 2013: OJSC "Magnit" (the "Company"; MICEX and LSE: MGNT)
announces change of share in the charter capital of OJSC "Magnit" (ordinary
shares stake) owned by Marina Ivanova, the member of the OJSC "Magnit"
Management Board, from 0.0063 % to 0.0065%. 
Name and position of the   MarinaIvanova, the memberof the OJSC "Magnit"       
person:                    Management Board                                     
Company:                   Open joint-stock company "Magnit", 15/5, Solnechnaya 
                       street, Krasnodar, Russia                            
Share in charter capital   0.0063%                                             
before change:                                                                  
Ordinary shares stake      0.0063%                                             
before change:                                                                  
Share in charter capital   0.0065%                                             
after change:                                                                   
Ordinary shares stake      0.0065%                                             
after change:                                                                   
Date of change of share in January15, 2013                                     
the charter capital                                                             
Date of the fact being     January16, 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:

Headquartered in the southern Russia city of Krasnodar, Magnit (LSE and MICEX:
MGNT) 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 December 31, 2012 the chain
consisted of 6,046 convenience stores, 126 hypermarkets, 20 "Magnit Family"
stores and 692 cosmetics stores (drogerie) in 1,605 cities and towns throughout
the Russian Federation.

Approximately two-thirds of the Magnit'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 December 31, 2012 Magnit operated an in-house logistics system consisting
of 18 distribution centers, employing automated stock replenishment systems and
a fleet of 4,401 vehicles.

In accordance with the reviewed IFRS consolidated financial statements for 1H
2012, Magnit recorded consolidated revenues of approximately $6.7 billion USD
and a consolidated EBITDA of $671 million USD.



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