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

2015-04-09 / 16:08:19

KION GROUP AG 09.04.2015 16:08 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 April 2, 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 March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 2. KKR Group Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 3. KKR & Co. L.P., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 4. KKR Group Holdings L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 5. KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 6. KKR Fund Holdings L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 7. KKR PEI GP Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 8. KKR Europe II Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 9. KKR 2006 Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 10. ASF Walter Co-Invest GP Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 11. KKR 1996 Overseas Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 12. KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 13. KKR PEI Associates, L.P., St Peter Port, Guernsey, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 14. KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership, Calgary, Canada, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 15. KKR Partners (International), L.P., Calgary, Canada, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 16. KKR PEI Investments, L.P., St Peter Port, Guernsey, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 17. ASF Walter Co-Invest II L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 18. KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership, Calgary, Canada, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 19. KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). 20. Superlift Holding S.à r.l., Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on March 31, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 0.00% (this corresponds to 0 voting rights). Wiesbaden, April 9, 2015 KION GROUP AG The Management Board 09.04.2015 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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