DGAP-News: KION Group has no need to increase capital

2008-12-03

KION Group has no need to increase capital

Wiesbaden, 3 December 2008. The KION Group GmbH has countered media speculation that the company might need to raise additional capital. Harald Pinger, the KION Group's CFO, said on Wednesday in Wiesbaden: 'We are not even considering it. Our Group is well prepared for the current macroeconomic situation.' He went on to say that KION has sound and long-term funding in place. KION's operational performance enables it to fulfill all its financial obligations, even in a more difficult economic environment.

The Company

The KION Group, with its Linde, STILL and OM brands, is the European market leader in industrial trucks and the global number two in the industry. In 2007, it employed over 21,000 people and generated revenue of more than EUR4.3 billion.

For further information please contact

Michael Hauger
Head of Communications and Investor Relations
Tel.: +49 (0)611 770 655
Email: michael.hauger@kiongroup.com

Frank Kopfinger
Head of Investor Relations
Tel.: +49 (0)611 770 220
Email: frank.kopfinger@kiongroup.com

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Michael Hauger

Senior Vice President Corporate Communications

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Frank Grodzki

Senior Director Corporate External Communications & Group Newsroom

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