KION GROUP AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

2014-04-04 / 17:50:57

KION GROUP AG 04.04.2014 17:50 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 On April 2, 2014, we received the following notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Strasse 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: KKR PEI GP Limited, St Peter Port, Guernsey 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30%, 50% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: April 1, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 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: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 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: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) On April 2, 2014, we further received the following notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Strasse 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: KKR PEI GP Limited, George Town, Kaimaninseln 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Exceeding threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30%, 50% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: April 1, 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: 33.30% (corresponds to 32.933.700 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 33.30% (corresponds to 32.933.700 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: KKR PEI Associates, L.P.; KKR PEI Investments, L.P.; KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; KKR PEI International Holdings 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 04.04.2014 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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