OJSC MAGNIT: Material Fact

Press-release 
Krasnodar 
July 18, 2013 
OJSC "Magnit" Announces the Acquisition of Shares by the Entity under the 
Issuer's
Control 
Krasnodar, July 18, 2013: OJSC "Magnit", Russia's largest retailer (the
"Company", the "Issuer", MICEX and LSE: MGNT), announces the acquisition of
shares by the entity which is under the Issuer's control. 
Full company name and      joint-stock company "Tander"                        
address:                                                                        
                       185, Levanevskogo street, Krasnodar, Russia          
                                                                           
Taxpayer Id Number:        2310031475                                           
                                                                           
Principal State            1022301598549                                       
Registration Number:                                                            
                                                                           
Object of acquisition:     voting shares of the Issuer                          
Date of acquisition:       July17, 2013                                         
                                                                           
Amount of acquired shares: 3,878shares (0.0041% of the total equity)            
                                                                           
Basis for acquisition:     Securities Purchase Agreements executed in the       
                       trading of MICEX Stock Exchange                      
                                                                           
Amount of votes before     74,317 votes (0.0786% of the total number of votes) 
acquisition:                                                                    
                                                                           
Amount of votes after      78,195 votes (0.0827% of the total number of votes) 
acquisition:                                                                    
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: +7-861-277-45-54 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 June
30, 2013, Magnit operates 18 distribution centers and over 7,000 stores (6,552
convenience, 164 hypermarkets, and 700 cosmetics) in more than 1,700 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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