6 December 2007

Purchase of GDRs

Amsterdam, 6 December 2007

X5 Retail Group N.V. (LSE: FIVE), Russia’s leading food retailer in terms of sales, hereby announces that on 29 and 30 November 2007 its wholly owned subsidiary Perekrestok Holdings Limited purchased the total of 160,000 of Global Depositary Receipts representing shares in the capital of its parent company, X5 Retail Group N.V. on the London Stock Exchange at an average market price of USD 31,5038 to fund its ESOP program. Following these transactions X5 Retail Group N.V. owns 3,769,112 GDRs in total.