11 November 2020
Lenta files with the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission documents relating to its H1 2020 financial statements
St. Petersburg, Russia (11 November 2020): Lenta PLC (MOEX & LSE: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, announces that, with reference to its Consolidated IFRS Financial Statements for Lenta PLC for the six months ended 30 June 2020 that were published on July 27, 2020, it has now, as required under the Cyprus Transparency Law, filed with the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission such statements together with (i) the related Declaration of the Board of Directors dated 28 October 2020 and (ii) the Interim Management Report dated 29 October 2020. These documents are available at http://www.lentainvestor.com/en/investors/regulatory-news
In accordance with Listing Rule 14.3.6, electronic copies of the Documents have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.
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Lenta is the largest hypermarket chain in the Russian Federation and the fourth largest food retailer. The Company was founded in 1993 in St. Petersburg and currently operates 250 hypermarkets and 136 supermarkets in 88 cities across Russia with almost 1.5 million square meters of selling space. The average Lenta hypermarket has approximately 5,500 square meters of selling space, while the Lenta supermarket averages 800 square meters. The company operates 12 distribution centers throughout Russia. Lenta is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and Moscow Exchange, trading under the ticker: 'LNTA'
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