OJSC MAGNIT: New Hypermarket Opening

Press-release 
Krasnodar 
April 4, 2013 
OJSC "Magnit" Announces the Opening of the 133rd Hypermarket 
Krasnodar, April 4, 2013: OJSC "Magnit" (the "Company"; MICEX and LSE: MGNT) is
pleased to announce the opening of the 133rd hypermarket of a small format. 
Please be informed that today the Company has opened its 133rd hypermarket of a
small format located at 128 Sevastopolskaya street, Saransk, Republic of
Mordovia, Volga federal district. Assortment of the hypermarket consists of
about 7,800 SKUs, out of which about 84% are food items. There are 19 cash
desks installed in the sales area. The hypermarket is open 7 days a week from 9
am to 10 pm. 
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 audited IFRS consolidated financial statements 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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