KION GROUP AG: Correction of a release from 20.01.2014, 11:31 CET - Release according to Section 26 para. (1) WpHG (the German Securities Trading Act) with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

2014-03-31 / 16:31:20

KION GROUP AG 31.03.2014 16:31 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Release according to Section 26 para. (1) of the Wertpapierhandelsgesetz (WpHG - the German Securities Trading Act) with the Aim of a Europe-wide distribution Correction of notifications of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a para. (1) WpHG dated January 15, 2014 On March 27, 2014, we received the following correction of a notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG dated January 15, 2014: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.47% (corresponds to 67,716,111 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.01% (corresponds to 8,543 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.01% (corresponds to 8,543 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.46% (corresponds to 67,707,568 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Goldman, Sachs & Co.; GS Advisors V, L.L.C.; GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P.; GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG; GS Capital Partners V Employee Funds GP, L.L.C.; GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, L.P.; GS Advisors V AIV, Ltd.; GSCP V AIV, L.P.; GS Capital Partners V Institutional, L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On March 27, 2014, we further received the following correction of a notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG dated January 15, 2014: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: Goldman, Sachs & Co., New York, New York, USA 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.01% (corresponds to 67,262,743 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.01% (corresponds to 8,543 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: GS Advisors V, L.L.C.; GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P.; GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On March 27, 2014, we further received the following correction of a notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG dated January 15, 2014: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: GS Capital Partners V Employee Funds GP, L.L.C., Wilmington, Delaware, USA 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On March 27, 2014, we further received the following correction of a notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG dated January 15, 2014: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, L.P., Wilmington, Delaware, USA 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On March 27, 2014, we further received the following correction of a notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG dated January 15, 2014: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: GS Advisors V, L.L.C., Wilmington, Delaware, USA 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P.; GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On March 27, 2014, we further received the following correction of a notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG dated January 15, 2014: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On March 27, 2014, we further received the following correction of a notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG dated January 15, 2014: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On March 27, 2014, we further received the following correction of a notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG dated January 15, 2014: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: GS Advisors V AIV, Ltd., George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: GSCP V AIV, L.P.; GS Capital Partners V Institutional, L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On March 27, 2014, we further received the following correction of a notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG dated January 15, 2014: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: GSCP V AIV, L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On March 27, 2014, we further received the following correction of a notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG dated January 15, 2014: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: GS Capital Partners V Institutional, L.P., Wilmington, Delaware, USA 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a Wiesbaden, March 31, 2014 KION GROUP AG The Board of Management 31.03.2014 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: KION GROUP AG Abraham-Lincoln-Str. 21 65189 Wiesbaden Germany Internet: www.kiongroup.com End of Announcement DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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