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

2014-01-17

KION GROUP AG 17.01.2014 11:52 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) 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 Section 25a para. (1) WpHG On January 14, 2014, we received the following notification pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: Superlift Holding S.à r.l., Luxemburg, Grand Duchy of Luxemburg 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: n/a 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR Management LLC, Wilmington, Delaware, USA 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR & Co. L.P.; KKR Group Limited; KKR Group Holdings L.P.; KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited; KKR Fund Holdings L.P.; KKR Europe II Limited; KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership; KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Limited; KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR PEI GP Limited; KKR PEI Associates, L.P.; KKR PEI Investments, L.P.; KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR & Co. L.P., Wilmington, Delaware, USA 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR Group Limited; KKR Group Holdings L.P.; KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited; KKR Fund Holdings L.P.; KKR Europe II Limited; KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership; KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Limited; KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR PEI GP Limited; KKR PEI Associates, L.P.; KKR PEI Investments, L.P.; KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR Group Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR Group Holdings L.P.; KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited; KKR Fund Holdings L.P.; KKR Europe II Limited; KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership; KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Limited; KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR PEI GP Limited; KKR PEI Associates, L.P.; KKR PEI Investments, L.P.; KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR Group Holdings L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited; KKR Fund Holdings L.P.; KKR Europe II Limited; KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership; KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Limited; KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR PEI GP Limited; KKR PEI Associates, L.P.; KKR PEI Investments, L.P.; KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR Fund Holdings L.P.; KKR Europe II Limited; KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership; KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Limited; KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR PEI GP Limited; KKR PEI Associates, L.P.; KKR PEI Investments, L.P.; KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR Fund Holdings L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR Europe II Limited; KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership; KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Limited; KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR PEI GP Limited; KKR PEI Associates, L.P.; KKR PEI Investments, L.P.; KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR 1996 Overseas Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR Partners (International), L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR Partners (International), L.P., Calgary, Canada 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR Europe II Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership; KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership, Calgary, Canada 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership, Calgary, Canada 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR 2006 Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership; KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership, George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership, George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR PEI GP Limited, St Peter Port, Guernsey 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR PEI Associates, L.P.; KKR PEI Investments, L.P.; KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR PEI Associates, L.P., St Peter Port, Guernsey 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR PEI Investments, L.P.; KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR PEI Investments, L.P., St Peter Port, Guernsey 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd., George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a On January 14, 2014, 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: KKR PEI International Holdings L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands 3. 3.1 Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal 3.2 Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 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: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 30.00% (corresponds to 29,670,000 voting rights) 7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 70.24% (corresponds to 69,465,623 voting rights) 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of controlled companies: Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a Wiesbaden, January 16, 2014 KION GROUP AG The Board of Management 17.01.2014 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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