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

2013-08-30

KION GROUP AG 30.08.2013 16:44 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) of the Wertpapierhandelsgesetz (WpHG - the German Securities Trading Act) with the Aim of a Europe-wide distribution Release according to Section 26 para. (1) WpHG Notifications of voting rights pursuant to Sections 25 para. (1), 25a para. (1) WpHG We received the following notification pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 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 22, 2013 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 82.03% (corresponds to 81,126,059 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.03% (corresponds to 25,966 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.03% (corresponds to 25,966 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 82.00% (corresponds to 81,100,093 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C; Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (UK); Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K); Goldman Sachs International. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Stock Loan (physical) 0.03% Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: open We further received the following notification pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 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 22, 2013 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 82.36% (corresponds to 81,452,222 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 98,900,000 7. Further information on the share of voting rights: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 0.33% (corresponds to 326,163 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.33% (corresponds to 326,163 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.03% (corresponds 25,966 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.03% (corresponds to 25,966 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 82.00% (corresponds to 81,100,093 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C; Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (UK); Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K); Goldman Sachs International. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Equity swap 0.33% Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: October 31, 2013 We further received the following notification pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 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 crossed: August 23, 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: 7.1 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 81.98% (corresponds to 81,074,127 voting rights) Wiesbaden, August 30, 2013 KION GROUP AG The Board of Management 30.08.2013 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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