15 May 2018

X5 Retail Group GDRs to be included in the MSCI index family

Amsterdam, 15 May 2018 — X5 Retail Group N.V. ("X5" or the "Company"), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE and MOEX ticker: FIVE), announces the inclusion of its Global Depositary Receipts (GDRs) in the MSCI index family, including the MSCI Russia Index and the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, based on the results of the May 2018 Semi-Annual Index Review.

The Company’s GDRs will be included in the MSCI Russia Index effective from 1 June 2018 with a weight of 1.9% based on the closing price as of 14 May 2018.