OJSC MAGNIT: 27th "Magnit Family" Store Opening

July 2, 2013 
OJSC "Magnit" Announces the Opening of the 27th "Magnit Family" Store 
Krasnodar, July 2, 2013: OJSC "Magnit", Russia's largest retailer (the
"Company"; MICEX and LSE: MGNT), is pleased to announce the opening of the 27th
"Magnit Family" store. 
Please be informed that today the Company has opened its 27th "Magnit Family"
store located at 17a Shvernika street, Sarov, Nizhny Novgorod region, Volga
federal district. Assortment of the store consists of about 4,400 SKUs, out of
which about 91% are food items. There are 10 cash desks installed in the sales
area. The outlet was opened in the result of the reformatting of the
convenience store and it is leased by the Company. The store is open 7 days a
week from 9 am to 9 pm. 
For further information, please contact: 
Timothy Post                            Director, Investor Relations            

                                        Email: post@gw.tander.ru               
                                        Office: +7-861-277-4554 x7600          
                                        Mobile: +7-961-511-7678                
                                        Direct Line: +7-861-277-4562           

Dina Svishcheva                         Deputy Director, Investor Relations     

                                        Email: Chistyak@gw.tander.ru           
                                        Office: +7 -861-277-4554 x5101         
                                        Mobile: +7-961-511-0202                
                                        Direct Line: +7 -861-277-4562          

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. 


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