OJSC MAGNIT: 136th Hypermarket Opening
June 11, 2013
OJSC "Magnit" Announcesthe Opening ofthe 136thHypermarket
Krasnodar, June 11, 2013: OJSC "Magnit", Russia's largest retailer (the "Company"; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the opening of the 136th hypermarket of a small format.
Please be informed that today the Company has opened its 136th hypermarket of a small format located at 39 Textilshchikov prospect, Ivanovo, Central federal district. Assortment of the hypermarket consists of more than 6,000 SKUs, out of which about 77% are food items. There are 15 cash desks installed in the sales area. The outlet is owned by the Company. 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: Magnit is Russia's largest retailer. Founded in 1994 by Sergey Galitskiy, the company is headquartered in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar. As of March 31, 2013, Magnit operates 18 distribution centers and over 7,000 stores (6,209 convenience, 153 hypermarkets, and 713 cosmetics) in more than1,600 cities and towns throughout 7 federal regions of the Russian Federation. In accordance with its audited IFRS consolidated financial statements for year-end 2012, Magnit had revenues of $14.43 billion USD and an EBITDA of $1.52 billion USD. Magnit's local shares are traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange (MICEX: MGNT) and its GDRs on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: MGNT) and it has a credit rating from Standard & Poor's of BB. Measured by market capitalization, Magnit is now Europe's 2nd largest retailer. END -0- Jun/11/2013 06:14 GMT