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

2015-02-25 / 16:33:37

KION GROUP AG 25.02.2015 16:33 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 Notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25 WpHG On February 20, 2015, KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany (ISIN DE000KGX8881, WKN KGX888) has received the following voting rights notification pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA 3. Manner of threshold contact: Exceeding threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: February 18, 2015 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 47.42% (corresponds to 46,898,376 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 25 WpHG: 0.08% (corresponds to 74,558 voting rights) of which held indirectly: 0.08% (corresponds to 74,558 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 47.34% (corresponds to 46,823,818 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled undertakings: - Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C. - Goldman Sachs Group UK Limited - Goldman Sachs International 8.2 ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Stock Loan (Physical) Exercise period: n/a; Maturity date: n/a; Expiration date: Open Wiesbaden, February 25, 2015 KION GROUP AG The Management Board 25.02.2015 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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