9 December 2015

Fitch assigns X5 ‘BB’ Rating – Outlook stable

​Fitch assigns X5 ‘BB’ Rating – Outlook stable​

Amsterdam, 9 February 2015

X5 Retail Group N.V. (‘X5’ or the ‘Company’), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: ‘FIVE’), announced today that Fitch Ratings (‘Fitch’) has assigned the Company Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings of ‘BB’ and a National Long-term Rating of ‘AA-(rus)’. The Outlooks for both ratings are Stable.