22 January 2013

Х5 appointed official retail partner of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olypmics

Moscow, 22 January 2013

X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), Russia’s largest retailer in terms of sales (LSE ticker symbol: FIVE), has announced today that the Company and the “Organizing Committee for Sochi 2014” (the “Committee”) have signed a license agreement (the “Agreement”) establishing X5 as the official retail partner of the Committee. According to the Agreement signed by Dmitry Chernyshenko, the President of the Committee, and Mikhail Susov, Director for X5 Corporate Relations, the Company will be licensed to sell Olympic souvenirs in all of X5’s stores.