26 October 2012

X5 Retail Group Announces Extraordinary General Meeting

Amsterdam, 26 October 2012

X5 Retail Group N.V. (the “Company”), Russia’s largest retailer in terms of sales, invites its shareholders and holders of global depository receipts to its extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (the “EGM”) to be held at Parkstraat 20, 2514 JK The Hague, The Netherlands at 11.00 am CET on 7 December 2012. The record date for the EGM is 9 November 2012.