OJSC MAGNIT: Publication of 2012 Annual Report

April 30, 2013 
OJSC "Magnit" Announces The Publication of its2012 Annual Report 
Krasnodar, April 30, 2013: OJSC "Magnit", Russia's largest retailer (the
"Company"; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), announces the publication of its 2012 Annual
Please be informed that the 2012 Annual Report is available at the official
website of OJSC "Magnit". 
Please follow the link http://magnit-info.ru/en/investors/finance/ to view the
English version of the report 
and http://magnit-info.ru/investors/finance/ for the Russian version. 
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)       

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)       

Company Description:

Headquartered in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar, 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 the
largest food retail network in Russia. As of March 31, 2013 the chain consisted
of 6,209 convenience stores, 132 hypermarkets, 21 "Magnit Family" stores and
713 cosmetics stores (drogerie) in 1,647 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 March 31, 2013 Magnit operated an in-house logistics system consisting of
18 distribution centers, employing automated stock replenishment systems and a
fleet of 4,448 vehicles.

In accordance with the audited IFRS consolidated financial statements for 2012,
Magnit recorded consolidated revenues of approximately $14.43 billion USD and a
consolidated EBITDA of $1.52 billion USD.


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