KION GROUP AG has set the issue price at EUR 24.00 per share

2013-06-26 / 19:30:47

KION GROUP AG / Key word(s): IPO 26.06.2013 19:30 Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS PRESS RELEASE IS NOT TO BE DISTRIBUTED OR PUBLISHED IN OR FORWARDED TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA, HONG KONG OR JAPAN. Today KION GROUP AG, after consultation with the underwriters, has set the issue price for the shares offered in the IPO at EUR 24.00 per share. The issue price places the shares within the price range of EUR 24.00 to EUR 30.00 per share. The offering was significantly oversubscribed. KION GROUP AG issued 17.23 million shares at the issue price, generating direct proceeds of around EUR 404.1 million (after deduction of underwriters' commissions). In addition, 2.58 million shares from the holdings of Superlift Holding S.à r.l., Luxembourg were placed as part of the over-allotment option. The share capital of the company amounts to EUR 98,900,000 divided into 98,900,000 shares after the implementation of the capital increases in connection with the offering. If the underwriters exercise their greenshoe option in full, the free float will be 20.0 per cent. 97.7 per cent of the shares in the offering were allocated to institutional investors and 2.3 per cent to private investors, in compliance with the Principles for the Allotment of Share Issues to Private Investors issued by the Exchange Experts Commission (BSK) at the German Federal Ministry of Finance. Trading in KION GROUP AG shares on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is scheduled to commence on 28 June 2013. Additional information: Admission: Regulated market / Prime Standard, Frankfurt Stock Exchange; Registered office: Germany ISIN: DE000KGX8881 WKN: KGX888 KION GROUP AG Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21 65189 Wiesbaden Germany Media Relations Contact: Michael Hauger Head of Corporate Communications Phone +49 (0) 611.770-655 Frank Brandmaier Head of Corporate Media Relations, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-752 Investor Relations Contact: Frank Herzog Head of Corporate Finance Phone +49 (0) 611.770-303 frank.herzog@kiongroup,com Silke Glitza Head of Investor Relations and M&A Phone +49 (0) 611.770-450 Disclaimer This ad-hoc-announcement and the information contained herein are for information purposes only and do not constitute a prospectus or an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction. Any securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, (the 'Securities Act'), and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or pursuant to an available exemption from registration under the Securities Act. Neither KION GROUP AG nor its current shareholders intend to register any securities referred to herein in the United States. The securities referred to herein may not be offered or sold in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, South Africa or Japan or to, or for the account or benefit of, any national, resident or citizen of Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, South Africa or Japan, except as permitted under the applicable securities laws of such jurisdictions pursuant to registration with or authorization by the relevant securities regulatory authorities or an exemption therefrom. Any potential offer will be made exclusively through and on the basis of a published prospectus. 26.06.2013 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at and --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: KION GROUP AG Abraham-Lincoln-Str. 21 65189 Wiesbaden Germany Phone: +49 (0)611 770-0 Fax: +49 (0)611 770-690 E-mail: Internet: ISIN: DE000KGX8881 WKN: KGX888 Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard) Notierung vorgesehen / intended to be listed End of Announcement DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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