29 August 2008

X5 RETAIL GROUP N.V. reports year-on-year top line growth of 60%, EBITDA growth of 81% in Q2 2008

Amsterdam, 29 August 2008

X5 Retail Group N.V., Russia’s largest retailer in terms of sales (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), published today its unaudited IFRS results for the six months and quarter ended 30 June 2008 based on management accounts. This press release also contains adjusted Karusel’s results and X5’s pro-forma results that include Karusel’s performance since 1 January 2008.