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OJSC 'MAGNIT' (FRA:5M71) Magnit announces the changes of the rights of VTB Bank and Marathon Group to dispose a certain number of votes accounted for voting shares of PJSC Magnit

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07/12/2021 17:15

MAGNIT PJSC (MGNT)
Magnit announces the changes of the rights of VTB Bank and Marathon Group to dispose a certain number of votes accounted for voting shares of PJSC Magnit

07-Dec-2021 / 19:15 MSK
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MAGNIT announces the changes of the rights of VTB Bank and Marathon Group to dispose a certain number of votes accounted for voting shares of PJSC Magnit

 

Krasnodar, December 7, 2021: Magnit PJSC (MOEX and LSE: MGNT; the Company, Magnit), one of Russia's leading retailers, announces the termination of the right of VTB Bank (PJSC) (hereinafter "VTB Bank") to dispose a certain number of votes accounted for voting shares in the charter capital of PJSC Magnit (hereinafter - "Votes on Magnit shares" or "Votes"), and the acquisition of the right of Marathon Group1 and Alexander Vinokurov to dispose the Votes.

 

The Company has been informed of the following:

  • increase of the share of Votes of Marathon Group to 24.99%, and the information that Marathon Group will receive an additional 4.23% of Votes after the FAS of Russia satisfies the corresponding application of Marathon Retail LLC3;
  • decrease of the share of Votes of VTB Bank to 7.727%, including 7,868,427 votes (7.72%) are held by VTB Group2 under the repurchase agreement with Marathon Retail LLC.

For more detailed information please see the table and the corresponding notes below.

 

Termination of the right to dispose Votes

Acquisition of the right to dispose Votes

Acquisition of the right to dispose Votes

Acquisition of the right to dispose Votes

Full company or person's name

VTB Bank (Public Joint-Stock Company)

Marathon Retail Limited Liability Company

MG MARATHON GROUP (CYPRUS) LTD

Vinokurov Alexander Semenovich

Company address

Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

Moscow, Russian Federation

Flat/Office 601, 6th Floor, ANASTASIO BUILDING, Dimitriou Karatasou 15, Strovolos, 2024, Nicosia, Cyprus

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Taxpayer Id Number

7702070139

7733314868

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Principal State Registration Number

1027739609391

1177746084779

НЕ 367607

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Type of the terminated / acquired right to dispose Votes

direct disposal

direct disposal

indirect disposal4

indirect disposal5

Attribute of the terminated / acquired right to dispose Votes

sole disposal

sole disposal

sole disposal

sole disposal

Basis of the termination / acquisition of the right to dispose Votes

disposal (decrease) of share in the issuer

acquisition of share in the issuer

acquisition of share in the issuer

acquisition of share in the issuer

Number of Votes and share in the charter capital before the occurrence of the basis

17,615,713 votes / 17.285%

10,259,789 votes / 10.07 %

12,876,848 votes / 12.64%

12,876,848 votes / 12.64%

Number of Votes and share in the charter capital after the occurrence of the basis

7,874,728 votes / 7.727%6

22,860,779 votes / 22.43%3

25,477,838 votes / 24.99%3

25,477,838 votes / 24.99%3

Date of occurrence of the basis

26.11.2021

26.11.2021

26.11.2021

26.11.2021

 

Notes:

1 - MG MARATHON GROUP (CYPRUS) LTD and its entities, including PHARMACONTUR LLC, Natsbioprodukt LLC, SERENGATE ADVISORS LIMITED, AVENTOCO LIMITED, Marathon Marble LLC, Marathon Retail LLC.

2 - VTB Bank and entities included in the group with VTB Bank.

3 - According to the explanations received by Magnit, the Votes of Marathon Group are distributed as follows:

  1. 1,103,458 Magnit voting shares (1.08%) are held by Natsbioprodukt LLC;
  2. 1,513,601 Magnit voting shares (1.49%) are held by SERENGATE ADVISORS LIMITED;
  3. 19,305,710 Magnit voting shares (18.94%) are held by Marathon Retail LLC;
  4. in respect of 3.49% of Magnit voting shares the right to dispose Votes is held by Marathon Retail LLC on the basis of the repurchase agreements concluded between Marathon Retail LLC and VTB Group, under which 7, 868, 427 Magnit voting shares (7.72 %) were transferred to VTB Group;
  5. in respect of 4.23% of Magnit voting shares Marathon Retail LLC will be provided with the right to dispose Votes after the FAS of Russia satisfies the corresponding application of Marathon Retail LLC based on the above mentioned repurchase agreements.

4 - MG MARATHON GROUP (CYPRUS) LTD has acquired the right to indirectly dispose the Votes through PHARMACONTUR LLC, Natsbioprodukt LLC, SERENGATE ADVISORS LIMITED, AVENTOCO LIMITED, Marathon Marble LLC and Marathon Retail LLC.

5 - Alexander Vinokurov has acquired the right to indirectly dispose the Votes through MG MARATHON GROUP (CYPRUS) LTD, PHARMACONTUR LLC, Natsbioprodukt LLC, SERENGATE ADVISORS LIMITED, AVENTOCO LIMITED, Marathon Marble LLC and Marathon Retail LLC.

6 - According to the explanations received by Magnit, 7,868,427 shares held by VTB Bank are subject to repurchase agreements concluded between VTB Group companies and Marathon Retail LLC.

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For further information, please contact:

 

Dina Chistyak

Head of Investor Relations 
dina_chistyak@magnit.ru

Office: +7 (861) 210 9810 x 15101

 

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Note to editors

 

"Magnit" is one of Russia's leading retailers. Founded in 1994, the company is headquartered in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar. As of September 30, 2021, Magnit operated 45 distribution centers and 25,315 stores in 3,840 cities and towns throughout 7 federal regions of the Russian Federation.

In accordance with the unaudited IFRS 16 management accounts results for 9M 2021, Magnit had revenues of RUB 1,311.5 billion and an EBITDA of RUB 151.4 billion. Magnit's local shares are traded on the Moscow Exchange (MOEX: MGNT) and its GDRs on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: MGNT) and it has a credit rating from Standard & Poor's of BB.

 

 

 


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ISIN: US55953Q2021
Category Code: MSCU
TIDM: MGNT
LEI Code: 2534009KKPTVL99W2Y12
OAM Categories: 3.1. Additional regulated information required to be disclosed under the laws of a Member State
Sequence No.: 128506
EQS News ID: 1254947

 
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