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

2015-02-24 / 08:19:29

KION GROUP AG 24.02.2015 08:19 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- KION GROUP AG: Release according to Section 26 para. 1 WpHG (the German Securities Trading Act) with the objective of Europe-wide distribution Voting rights notifications pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG On February 19, 2015, KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany (ISIN DE000KGX8881, WKN KGX888) has received the following voting rights notifications pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG: 1. KKR Management LLC, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Management LLC according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR & Co. L.P. * KKR Group Limited * KKR Group Holdings L.P. * KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited * KKR Fund Holdings L.P. * KKR Europe II Limited * KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership * KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Limited * KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR PEI GP Limited * KKR PEI Associates, L.P. * KKR PEI Investments, L.P. * ASF Walter Co-Invest GP Limited * ASF Walter Co-Invest II L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Management LLC according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 2. KKR Group Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Group Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR Group Holdings L.P. * KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited * KKR Fund Holdings L.P. * KKR Europe II Limited * KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership * KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Limited * KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR PEI GP Limited * KKR PEI Associates, L.P. * KKR PEI Investments, L.P. * ASF Walter Co-Invest GP Limited * ASF Walter Co-Invest II L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Group Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 3. KKR & Co. L.P., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR & Co. L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR Group Limited * KKR Group Holdings L.P. * KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited * KKR Fund Holdings L.P. * KKR Europe II Limited * KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership * KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Limited * KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR PEI GP Limited * KKR PEI Associates, L.P. * KKR PEI Investments, L.P. * ASF Walter Co-Invest GP Limited * ASF Walter Co-Invest II L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR & Co. L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 4. KKR Group Holdings L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Group Holdings L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited * KKR Fund Holdings L.P. * KKR Europe II Limited * KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership * KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Limited * KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR PEI GP Limited * KKR PEI Associates, L.P. * KKR PEI Investments, L.P. * ASF Walter Co-Invest GP Limited * ASF Walter Co-Invest II L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Group Holdings L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 5. KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR Fund Holdings L.P. * KKR Europe II Limited * KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership * KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Limited * KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR PEI GP Limited * KKR PEI Associates, L.P. * KKR PEI Investments, L.P. * ASF Walter Co-Invest GP Limited * ASF Walter Co-Invest II L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 6. KKR Fund Holdings L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Fund Holdings L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR Europe II Limited * KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership * KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Limited * KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR PEI GP Limited * KKR PEI Associates, L.P. * KKR PEI Investments, L.P. * ASF Walter Co-Invest GP Limited * ASF Walter Co-Invest II L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Fund Holdings L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 7. KKR PEI GP Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI GP Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR PEI Associates, L.P. * KKR PEI Investments, L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI GP Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 8. KKR Europe II Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Europe II Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership * KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Europe II Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 9. KKR 2006 Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 2006 Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership * KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 2006 Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 10. ASF Walter Co-Invest GP Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to ASF Walter Co-Invest GP Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * ASF Walter Co-Invest II L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to ASF Walter Co-Invest GP Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 11. KKR 1996 Overseas Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 1996 Overseas Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR Partners (International), L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 1996 Overseas Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 12. KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 13. KKR PEI Associates, L.P., St Peter Port, Guernsey, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI Associates, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR PEI Investments, L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI Associates, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 14. KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership, Calgary, Canada, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 15. KKR Partners (International), L.P., Calgary, Canada, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Partners (International), L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertaking: * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Partners (International), L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 16. KKR PEI Investments, L.P., St Peter Port, Guernsey, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI Investments, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertaking: * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI Investments, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 17. ASF Walter Co-Invest II L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to ASF Walter Co-Invest II L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertaking: * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to ASF Walter Co-Invest II L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 18. KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership, Calgary, Canada, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertaking: * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 19. KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertaking: * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 20. Superlift Holding S.à r.l., Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to Superlift Holding S.à r.l. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. Wiesbaden, February 24, 2015 KION GROUP AG The Management Board 24.02.2015 The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. 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