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

2013-08-16

KION GROUP AG 16.08.2013 11:47 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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Release according to Section 26 para. (1) WpHG Notification of changes in voting rights according to Section 25 para. (1) WpHG We received the following notification in accordance with Section 25 para. (1) WpHG on August 13, 2013: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Delaware, United States of America 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: threshold exceeded 4. Notification thresholds affected: 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30%, 50%, 75% 5. Date threshold exceeded: August 7, 2013 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 82.41% (corresponds to 81,511,842 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments in accordance with Section 25 WpHG: 0.06% (corresponds to 61,877 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.06% (corresponds to 61,877 voting rights) Share of voting rights in accordance with Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 82.35% (corresponds to 81,449,965 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments in accordance with Article 25 WpHG: Chain of controlled companies: Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C; Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (UK); Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K.); Goldman Sachs International. 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. Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Stock Loan (physical) 0.06% Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: open We further received the following notification in accordance with Section 25 para. (1) WpHG on August 14, 2013: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Delaware, United States of America 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30%, 50%, 75% 5. Date threshold exceeded: August 12, 2013 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 0% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments in accordance with Section 25 WpHG: 0% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Share of voting rights in accordance with Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 82.29% (corresponds to 81,388,088 voting rights) Wiesbaden, August 16, 2013 KION GROUP AG The Board of Management 16.08.2013 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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