Publication of Prospectus - Co-operative Group Limited

November 04, 2013

Co-operative Group Limited announces that the prospectus (the Prospectus) in connection with the issue of 11 per cent. Final Repayment Subordinated Notes due 2025 and Instalment Repayment Subordinated Notes due 2025 unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed on a subordinated basis by certain subsidiaries of Co-operative Group Limited dated 4 November 2013 has been approved by the UK Listing Authority.

A copy of the Prospectus has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do.

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