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Members of the general public are not eligible to take part in the sale. In member states of the European Economic Area ("EEA") (each, a "Relevant Member State"), this announcement and any offer if made subsequently is sent and addressed to and directed only at persons who are "qualified investors" within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive ("Qualified Investors"). For these purposes, the expression "Prospectus Directive" means Directive 2003/71/EC (and amendments thereto, including the 2010 PD Amending Directive), and includes any relevant implementing measure in the Relevant Member State and the expression "2010 PD Amending Directive" means Directive 2010/73/EU. In the United Kingdom this announcement is sent and distributed to and directed exclusively at Qualified Investors (i) who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (the "Order") or (ii) who fall within Article 49(2)(A) to (D) of the Order, or (iii) to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated, and the shares will only be available to, and any investment activity to which this announcement relates will only be engaged in with, such persons and it should not be relied on by anyone other than such persons.
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January 31, 2018
PJSC "Magnit" announces the procedure of accessing the issuance documents
Krasnodar, Russia (January 31, 2018): Magnit PJSC, one of Russia's leading retailers (the "Company"; MOEX and LSE: MGNT), announces the procedure of accessing the issuance documents.
Please be informed that on January 31, 2018 the Company published the text of the Program of the Exchange-traded Bonds of 003P series and the Prospectus of Securities on the Web Pages:
Type, category and other identifying elements of the Issuer's securities:
Non-convertible interest-bearing certified exchange-traded bonds to the bearer with the obligatory centralized custody placed under the Program of the exchange-traded bonds of the 003P series with the identification number 4-60525-P-003P-02E of 30.01.2018.
The procedure of providing access to the information contained in the Program of the Exchange-traded bonds and Securities Prospectus:
The Issuer shall publish the text of the Program of the Exchange-traded Bonds of 003P series and the text of the Securities Prospectus in the Internet not later than the placement commencing date of the Exchange-traded Bonds of the first issue under the Program of Bonds.
Publication of the text of the Program of the Exchange-traded Bonds of 003P series and the Securities Prospectus in the Internet shall include the following information: the identification number assigned to the Program of Bonds, the date of its assignment and the name of the stock exchange which assigned the identification number to the Program.
The text of the Program of the Exchange-traded Bonds of 003P series and the Securities Prospectus shall be available on the Internet upon the expiry of period stipulated by the Regulation on the information disclosure for its publication in the Internet, and if it is published in the Internet after the expiry of such period - from the date of its publication in the Internet until the redemption of all exchange-traded bonds placed under the Program of Bonds (until the expiry date of the Program, if no Exchange-traded Bond under the Program of Bonds have been placed).
All interested individuals can read information contained in the Program of the Exchange-traded Bonds of 003P series and the Securities Prospectus and receive its copy for a fee not exceeding the cost of making copies at the following address: 15/5 Solnechnaya Street, Krasnodar, Russian Federation; Telephone + 7 (861) 277-45-54.
The Issuer shall provide copies of the above document to the holders of the Issuer's securities and other interested individuals at their request and for a fee not exceeding the cost of making copies within 7 (Seven) days upon the receipt of such request.
The bank details of the Issuer's settlement account (accounts) to pay the costs of making copies of the Prospectus and the amount (method for determining the amount) of such costs have been published by the Issuer in the Internet.
For further information, please contact:
Head of Investor Relations
Office: +7-861-277-4554 x 17600
Deputy Director, Investor Relations
Office: +7-861-277-4554 x 15101
Media Relations Department
Public Joint Stock Company "Magnit" is one of Russia's leading retailers. Founded in 1994, the company is headquartered in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar. As of December 31, 2017, Magnit operated 37 distribution centers and 16,350 stores (12,125 convenience, 243 hypermarkets, 208 Magnit Family stores and 3,774 drogerie stores) in 2,709 cities and towns throughout 7 federal regions of the Russian Federation.
In accordance with the unaudited IFRS management accounts for 2017, Magnit had revenues of RUB 1,143 billion and an EBITDA of RUB 92 billion. Magnit's local shares are traded on the Moscow Exchange (MOEX: 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 one of the largest retailers in Europe.