OJSC MAGNIT: Material Fact

Press-release 
Krasnodar 
February 8, 2013 
OJSC "Magnit" Announces the Disposal of Shares by the Entity under the Issuer's  
Control 
Krasnodar, February 8, 2013: OJSC "Magnit" (the "Company", the "Issuer", MICEX
and LSE: MGNT) announces the disposal 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 disposal:        voting shares of the Issuer                          
Amount of disposed shares: 260 shares (0.0003% of the total equity)              
                                                                           
Basis for disposal:        Securities Purchase Agreements executed in the       
                       trading of MICEX Stock Exchange                      
                                                                           
Amount of votes before     116,384 votes (0.123% of the total number of votes)   
disposal:                                                                       
                                                                           
Amount of votes after      116,124 votes (0.1228% of the total number of votes)  
disposal:                                                                       
                                                                           
Date of disposal:          February 7, 2013                                      
For further information, please contact: 
Timothy Post                            Director, Investor Relations            


                                                                               
                                        e-mail: Post@gw.tander.ru              
                                                                               
                                        Tel. in Krasnodar +7 (861) 277-45-54,  
                                        210-98-10 ext. 7600                    
                                                                               
                                        Mob.: +7 (961) 511-76-78               
                                                                               
                                        Direct line for investors only: +7     
                                        (861) 277-45-62                        


                                                                           
Dina Svishcheva                         Deputy Director, 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 unaudited IFRS management accounts for 2012, Magnit
recorded consolidated revenues of approximately $14,430 million USD and a
consolidated EBITDA of $1,524 million USD.



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