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Sprouts Farmers Market Announces Closing of Sale of All Remaining Shares Held By Affiliates of Apollo Global Management

PHOENIX, March 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:SFM) today announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of all remaining 15,847,800 shares of its common stock held by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC ("Apollo") at a public offering price of $35.30 per share. The Company did not receive any proceeds from the offering.

Barclays and Morgan Stanley are acting as the underwriters for the offering.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The final prospectus relating to the offering has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and copies may be obtained from:

Barclays Capital Inc.
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, NY 11717
Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com
(888) 603-5847
or
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
Attn: Prospectus Department
180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10014

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. is a healthy grocery store offering fresh, natural and organic foods at great prices. The Company offers a complete shopping experience that includes fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, natural body care and household items catering to consumers' growing interest in health and wellness. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, the Company employs more than 18,000 team members and operates more than 195 stores in twelve states.

CONTACT: Investor Contact: Susannah Livingston (602) 682-1584 susannahlivingston@sprouts.com Media Contact: Donna Egan (602) 682-3152 donnaegan@sprouts.com

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