5 October 2012

X5 places RUR 5 bln corporate bond offering

Moscow, 5 October 2012

X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), Russia’s largest retailer in terms of sales (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announced today that the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, OOO X5 FINANCE, has successfully placed a BO-01 series corporate bond (the “Bond”) in the amount of five billion Russian Roubles.