21 January 2019

Conference call on 4QFY 2018 operating results

St-Petersburg, Russia; 21 January, 2019 – Lenta Ltd, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) (“Lenta”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce it will release its consolidated sales and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year 2018 on 24th January 2019. Lenta will also host an Analyst and Investor Conference Call on the same day to discuss the results.

Conference call details:

Date: Thursday, 24th January 2019

Time: 17:00 (Moscow time), 14:00 (UK time), 09:00 (EST)

Speakers:

Herman Tinga, Chief Executive Officer
Jago Lemmens, Chief Financial Officer
Albert Avetikov, Director for Investor Relations

To participate in the conference call, please dial:

Russia

  • +7 495 646 9190 (Local access)
  • 8 10 800 2867 5011 (Toll free)

UK

  • +44 330 336 9411 (Local access)
  • 0800 279 7204 (Toll free)

USA

  • +1 929-477-0324 (Local access)
  • 800-458-4121 (Toll free)

Conference ID: 7515715 or quote the conference call title: “4Q and FY 2018 sales and operating results

The consolidated sales and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year ended 31 December 2018 and respective presentation will be published at 10:00am Moscow time (07:00am UK time) and will be available at www.lentainvestor.com

For further information please visit www.lentainvestor.com, or contact:

Lenta
Albert Avetikov,
Director for Investor Relations
+7 812 363 28 44
Albert.Avetikov@lenta.com

About Lenta

Lenta is the largest hypermarket chain in Russia and the country’s third largest retail chain (in terms of 2017 sales). The Company was founded in 1993 in St. Petersburg. Lenta operates 244 hypermarkets in 88 cities across Russia and 135 supermarkets in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and the Central region with a total of approximately 1,467,341 sq.m of selling space. The average Lenta hypermarket store has selling space of approximately 5,600 sq.m. The average Lenta supermarket store has selling space of approximately 800 sq.m. The Company operates seven owned distribution centres.

The Company’s price-led hypermarket formats are differentiated in terms of their promotion and pricing strategies as well as their local product assortment. The Company employed approximately 45,759 people as of 31 December 2018 .

The Company’s management team combines a mix of local knowledge and international expertise coupled with extensive operational experience in Russia. Lenta’s largest shareholders include TPG Capital and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, both of which are committed to maintaining high standards of corporate governance. Lenta is listed on the London Stock Exchange and on the Moscow Exchange and trades under the ticker: ‘LNTA’

A brief video summary on Lenta’s business and its Big Data initiative can be seen here.

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