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 / 16:15:21

KION GROUP AG 09.04.2015 16:15 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 8, 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 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 0.12% (this corresponds to 115,050 voting rights). Of this, 0.12% (this corresponds to 115,050 voting rights) were attributed to The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG. 2. The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C., 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). 3. Goldman, Sachs & Co., New York, New York, 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. GS Advisors V, L.L.C., 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). 5. GS Advisors V AIV, Ltd., 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. 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 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. GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, 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). 8. GSCP V AIV, 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). 9. GSCP V Institutional AIV, 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). 10. GS Capital Partners V Offshore, 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). 11. GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 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. 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