18 December 2009

X5 redeems Paterson bonds

Moscow, 18 December 2009

X5 Retail Group N.V. (“Company”), Russia’s largest retailer in terms of sales (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), today announced that it has fully redeemed Paterson-Invest corporate ruble bonds. The redemption amount totaled RUR 1,386.6 million, which includes RUR 386.6 million of technical redemption of bonds, previously purchased from the market by another company of Paterson Group. X5 has also paid coupon on Paterson-Invest bonds in the amount of RUR 43.2 million.