OJSC MAGNIT: Procedure of Bonds Placement

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Press-release 
Krasnodar 
February 19, 2013 
OJSC "Magnit" Announces the Procedure of Bonds Placement and Terms for the
Offers' Submission 
Krasnodar, February 19, 2013: OJSC «Magnit» (the "Company"; the "Issuer", 
MICEX
and LSE: MGNT) announces the procedure of bonds placement and terms for the
offers' submission. 
On February 19, 2013 the Issuer's sole executive body (Chief Executive Officer)
has determined the procedure of securities' placement which states that the
placement of interest-bearing non-convertible certified bonds of the 01 series
to the bearer with the obligatory centralized custody, state registration
number 4-01-60525-P as of 27.12.2012 (hereinafter - Bonds), shall be exercised
via book-building at a fixed price and coupon rate for the first coupon period
in accordance with the procedure defined by the Decision on securities' issue. 
The offers to execute the Preliminary agreements are to be delivered to the
address of CJSC "Sberbank CIB". 
The term for the offers' submission to execute the Preliminary agreements with
the potential acquirers of the Bonds stipulating the liability for the
potential acquirers of the Bonds or Participants of the trades acting in their
interests to execute in the future the principal agreements on disposal by them
of the placed securities starts on February 19, 2013 at 11 am and ends on
February 20, 2013 at 5 pm. 
The full forms of the offer can be found at the official web-site of the
Company http://www.magnit-info.ru/en/investors/capital/ 
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.

As defined in the Decisions to issue the Bonds approved by the Board of
directors on October 29, 2012, minutes w/o № as of October 29, 2012.



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