DGAP-News: KION Group plant Begebung einer Unternehmensanleihe

2011-04-01 / 14:48:00

KION Group plant Begebung einer Unternehmensanleihe

Wiesbaden, 1. April 2011 - Die KION Group, einer der beiden weltweit führenden Hersteller von Gabelstaplern und Lagertechnik, gab heute die Absicht bekannt, eine Unternehmensanleihe zu begeben. Mit dem Erlös der Anleihe sollen bestehende Kredite teilweise refinanziert werden. Die Anleihe soll ab der kommenden Woche vermarktet werden.

Harald Pinger, CFO der KION Group, sagte: 'Auf der Grundlage der starken Entwicklung unseres Geschäfts im Jahr 2010 und des anhaltend positiven Trends in 2011 wollen wir das günstige Kapitalmarktumfeld nutzen, um das Laufzeitenprofil unserer Finanzverbindlichkeiten zu verbessern und unseren Investorenkreis zu verbreitern. Mit der geplanten Begebung der Unternehmensanleihe wollen wir zudem eine Plattform für Emissionen im europäischen Anleihemarkt schaffen.'

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This announcement does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to sell, or any solicitation of any offer to purchase Notes or any other securities nor shall it (or any part of it) or the fact of its distribution, form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with, any contract therefore. The offering and the distribution of this announcement and other information in connection with the offering in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law and persons into whose possession any document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about, and observe, any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

In particular, this announcement does not constitute an offer for sale of, or a solicitation to purchase or subscribe for, any securities in the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong or in any jurisdiction to whom or in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful. No securities of the KION Group have been, or will be, registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the 'Securities Act'), and securities of the KION Group may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from, or transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. No securities of the KION Group have been, or will be, registered under the securities laws of Australia, Canada, Japan or Hong Kong. Subject to certain exceptions, no securities of the KION Group may be offered or sold in Australia, Canada, Japan or Hong Kong or to, or for the account or benefit of, any national, resident or citizen of Australia, Canada, Japan or Hong Kong. The KION Group does not intend to conduct a public offer of the Notes in the United States, Australia, Canada, or Japan or Hong Kong.

This announcement does not constitute a recommendation concerning the offering. Acquiring securities to which this announcement relates may expose an investor to a significant risk of losing all of the amount invested. The price and value of securities can go down as well as up. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Information in this announcement or any of the documents relating to the Offer cannot be relied upon as a guide to future performance. Potential investors should consult a professional advisor as to the suitability of the Offer for the entity concerned.

Each of Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch ('Deutsche Bank'), BNP Paribas ('BNP'), Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft ('Commerzbank'), Goldman Sachs International ('Goldman Sachs'), KKR Capital Markets Limited ('KCM') and UniCredit Bank AG ('UniCredit') is acting exclusively for the KION Group and no one else in connection with the offering and will not regard any other person as their client in relation to the offering and will not be responsible to anyone other than the KION Group for providing the protections afforded to their respective clients nor for giving advice in relation to the offering, the contents of this announcement or any transaction, arrangement or other matter referred to herein.

In connection with the offering, each of Deutsche Bank, BNP, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, KCM, UniCredit or any of their respective affiliates, acting as investors for their own accounts, may purchase Notes and in that capacity may retain, purchase, sell, offer to sell or otherwise deal for their own accounts in such Shares and other securities of the KION Group or related investments in connection with the offering or otherwise. Accordingly, references in the Offering Circular, once published, to the Notes being issued, offered, acquired, placed or otherwise dealt in should be read as including any issue or offer to, acquisition, placing or dealing by, Deutsche Bank, BNP, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, KCM, UniCredit or any of their respective affiliates acting as investors for their own accounts. Deutsche Bank, BNP, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, KCM and UniCredit do not intend to disclose the extent of any such investment or transactions otherwise than in accordance with any legal or regulatory obligations to do so. None of Deutsche Bank, BNP, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, KCM, UniCredit or any of their affiliates or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, advisers, agents or any other person accepts any responsibility or liability whatsoever for, or makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the truth, accuracy, completeness or fairness of the information or opinions in this announcement.

Certain figures contained in this document, including financial information, have been subject to rounding adjustments.


Das Unternehmen
Die KION Group ist mit den Marken Linde, STILL, Fenwick, OM und Baoli europäischer Marktführer für Flurförderzeuge, weltweit die Nummer zwei der Branche und der führende internationale Anbieter in China. 2010 hat die KION Group mit rund 20.000 Mitarbeitern einen Umsatz von mehr als 3,5 Milliarden Euro erzielt.

Weitere Informationen:
Michael Hauger
Leiter Kommunikation und Investor Relations
Tel.: +49 (0)611.770-655
E-mail: michael.hauger@kiongroup.com

 

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