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 / 08:28:59

KION GROUP AG 24.02.2015 08:28 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. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 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 47.24% (46,720,740 voting rights). Of this, 13.94% (13,787,040 voting rights) were attributed to The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C. * Goldman, Sachs & Co. * 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. * GSCP V Institutional AIV, L.P. * GS Advisors V, L.L.C. * GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 2. The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C., 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 The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * Goldman, Sachs & Co. * GS Capital Partners V Employee Funds GP, L.L.C. * GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 3. Goldman, Sachs & Co., New York, New York, 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 Goldman, Sachs & Co. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * GS Capital Partners V Employee Funds GP, L.L.C. * GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to Goldman, Sachs & Co. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 4. GS Advisors V, L.L.C., 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 GS Advisors V, L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to GS Advisors V, L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 5. GS Advisors V AIV, Ltd., 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 GS Advisors V AIV, Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * GSCP V AIV, L.P. * GSCP V Institutional AIV, L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to GS Advisors V AIV, Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 6. GS Capital Partners V Employee Funds GP, L.L.C., 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 GS Capital Partners V Employee Funds GP, L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, L.P. * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to GS Capital Partners V Employee Funds GP, L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 7. GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, 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 GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, 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 GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 8. GSCP V AIV, 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 GSCP V AIV, 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 GSCP V AIV, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 9. GSCP V Institutional AIV, 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 GSCP V Institutional AIV, 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 GSCP V Institutional AIV, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 10. GS Capital Partners V Offshore, 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 GS Capital Partners V Offshore, 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 GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 11. GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 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 GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG 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 GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG 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. 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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