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Dollar General Corporation Announces 30.0 Million Share Secondary Offering

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Dollar General Corporation Announces 30.0 Million Share Secondary Offering07:00 EDT Thursday, September 27, 2012 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (Business Wire) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced an underwritten secondary public offering of 30.0 million common shares. The shares are being sold by certain existing shareholders. No shares are being sold by the Company in this offering, and it will not receive any proceeds from the offering. In connection with the offering, certain of the selling shareholders have granted to the underwriters an option to purchase up to 4.5 million additional shares. Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and KKR are serving as joint book running managers for the offering. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction. Copies of the prospectus and related supplement may be obtained by contacting any of the book running managers whose contact information is listed at the bottom of this announcement. About Dollar General Corporation Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With over 10,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations in the U.S. than any other discount retailer. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Book running managers: Citigroup Brooklyn Army Terminal 140 58th Street, 8th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11220 Toll-free: (800) 831-9146 batprospectusdept@citi.com Goldman, Sachs & Co. Prospectus Department 200 West Street New York, NY 10282 Telephone: 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316 or by emailing prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com KKR 9 West 57th Street, Suite 4200 New York, NY 10019 Telephone: (212) 750-8300 Dollar General CorporationInvestor and Media Contacts:Mary Winn Gordon, 615-855-5536orEmma Jo Kauffman, 615-855-5525