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

2013-07-04

KION GROUP AG 04.07.2013 14:55 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
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KION GROUP AG: Release according to Section 26 para. 1 WpHG (the German Securities Trading Act) with the objective of Europe-wide distribution On July 3, 2013, 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. 1a WpHG (notification for first-time admission): 1. KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG, Wiesbaden, Germany, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 3.69% (3,652,500 voting rights). 2. KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH, Wiesbaden, Germany, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 3.69% (3,652,500 voting rights). Of this, 3.69% (3,652,500 voting rights) were attributed to KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled company: - KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG. 3. GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, L.P., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 82.58% (81,674,012 voting rights). Of this, 52.58% (52,004,012 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 held by the following controlled companies: - Superlift Holding S.à r.l.; - KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH; - KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) was attributed to GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and was held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 4. GS Capital Partners V Employee Funds GP, L.L.C., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 82.58% (81,674,012 voting rights). Of this, 52.58% (52,004,012 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 held by the following controlled companies: - GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, L.P.; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l.; - KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH; - KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) was attributed to GS Capital Partners V Employee Funds GP, L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and was held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 5. GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 82.58% (81,674,012 voting rights). Of this, 52.58% (52,004,012 voting rights) were attributed to GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - Superlift Holding S.à r.l.; - KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH; - KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) was attributed to GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and was held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 6. GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 82.58% (81,674,012 voting rights). Of this, 52.58% (52,004,012 voting rights) were attributed to GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - Superlift Holding S.à r.l.; - KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH; - KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) was attributed to GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and was held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 7. GS Advisors V, L.L.C., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 82.58% (81,674,012 voting rights). Of this, 52.58% (52,004,012 voting rights) were attributed to GS Advisors V, L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P.; - GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l.; - KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH; - KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) was attributed to GS Advisors V, L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and was 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. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 82.58% (81,674,012 voting rights). Of this, 52.58% (52,004,012 voting rights) were attributed to GSCP V AIV, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - Superlift Holding S.à r.l.; - KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH; - KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) was attributed to GSCP V AIV, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and was held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 9. GS Capital Partners V Institutional, L.P., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 82.58% (81,674,012 voting rights). Of this, 52.58% (52,004,012 voting rights) were attributed to GS Capital Partners V Institutional, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - Superlift Holding S.à r.l.; - KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH; - KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) was attributed to GS Capital Partners V Institutional, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and was held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 10. GS Advisors V AIV, Ltd., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 82.58% (81,674,012 voting rights). Of this, 52.58% (52,004,012 voting rights) were attributed to GS Advisors V AIV, Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - GSCP V AIV, L.P.; - GS Capital Partners V Institutional, L.P.; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l.; - KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH; - KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) was attributed to GS Advisors V AIV, Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and was held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 11. Goldman Sachs International, London, United Kingdom, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 5.23% (5,167,796 voting rights). Of this, 5.23% (5,167,796 voting rights) were attributed to Goldman Sachs International according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft. 12. Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K.), London, United Kingdom, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 5.23% (5,167,796 voting rights). Of this, 5.23% (5,167,796 voting rights) were attributed to Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K.) according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 2 and sentence 2 WpHG through companies controlled by it, and were held by Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft. 13. Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (U.K.), London, United Kingdom, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 5.23% (5,167,796 voting rights). Of this, 5.23% (5,167,796 voting rights) were attributed to Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (U.K.) according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 2 and sentence 2 WpHG through companies controlled by it, and were held by Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft. 14. Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 5.23% (5,167,796 voting rights). Of this, 5.23% (5,167,796 voting rights) were attributed to Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 2 and sentence 2 WpHG through companies controlled by it, and were held by Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft. 15. Goldman, Sachs & Co., New York, New York, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 82.58% (81,674,012 voting rights). Of this, 52.58% (52,004,012 voting rights) were attributed to Goldman, Sachs & Co. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG through the following controlled companies: - GS Advisors V, L.L.C.; - GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P.; - GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l.; - KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH; - KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG; An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) was attributed to Goldman, Sachs & Co. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and was held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 16. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1a WpHG, that on June 27, 2013, the date of the first-time admission of the shares in KION GROUP AG to trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG amounted to 87.81% (86,841,808 voting rights). Of this, 52.58% (52,004,012 voting rights) were attributed to The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG through the following controlled companies: - Goldman, Sachs & Co.; - GS Advisors V, L.L.C.; - GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P.; - GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG; - 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.; - GS Capital Partners V Institutional, L.P.; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l.; - KION MPP Verwaltungs GmbH; - KION Management Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG; According to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 2 and sentence 2 WpHG 5.23% (5,167,796 voting rights) were attributed to The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and were held by Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) was attributed to The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and was held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. Wiesbaden, July 4, 2013 KION GROUP AG The Management Board 04.07.2013 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de
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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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