St-Petersburg, Russia, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 third quarter of 2016 on 20th October 2016. Lenta will also host an Analyst and Investor Conference Call on the same day to discuss the results.
Conference call details:
Date: Thursday, 20th October 2016
Time: 17:00 (Moscow time), 15:00 (UK time), 10:00 (EST)
Jan Dunning, Chief Executive Officer
Jago Lemmens, Chief Financial Officer
Albert Avetikov, Director for Investor Relations
To participate in the conference call, please dial:
• +7 495 213 1767
• +44 203 043 2003 (local access)
• 0800 358 6377 (toll free)
• +1 719 325 2307 (local access)
• 1 888 487 0340 (toll free)
Conference ID: 3155826 or quote the conference call title: “Lenta Ltd. 3Q 2016 Operational results”
The consolidated sales and operating results for the third quarter ended 30 September 2016 will be published at 10:00am Moscow time (08:00 am UK time) and will be available at www.lentainvestor.com
Lenta is the largest hypermarket chain in Russia (in terms of selling space) and the country’s fifth largest retail chain (in terms of 2015 sales). The Company was founded in 1993 in St. Petersburg. Lenta operates 155 hypermarkets in 72 cities across Russia and 42 supermarkets in Moscow and St. Petersburg, with a total of approximately 963,373 sq.m of selling space. The average Lenta hypermarket store has selling space of approximately 6,000 sq.m. The average Lenta supermarket store has selling space of approximately 1,000 sq.m. The Company operates six owned hypermarket 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 34,134 people as of 30 June 2016.
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, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, all of whom 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 can be seen here.
For further information please visit www.lentainvestor.com, or contact:
Director for Investor Relations
+7 812 363 28 44
David Westover and Marina Zakharova
Тel: +44 207 282 2886
Anton Karpov and Victoria Afonina
Тel:+7 495 795 06 23