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 12:18 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 Voting rights notifications pursuant to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG On January 14, 2014, 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. (1) WpHG: 1. Superlift Holding S.à r.l., Luxemburg, Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 2.44% (2,411,423 voting rights) were attributed to Superlift Holding S.à r.l. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to Superlift Holding S.à r.l. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 2. KKR Management LLC, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Management LLC according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following 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. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Management LLC according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 3. KKR & Co. L.P., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR & Co. L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following 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. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR & Co. L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 4. KKR Group Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Group Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following 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. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Group Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 5. KKR Group Holdings L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Group Holdings L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following 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. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Group Holdings L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 6. KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following 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. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Fund Holdings GP Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 7. KKR Fund Holdings L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Fund Holdings L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following 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. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Fund Holdings L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 8. KKR 1996 Overseas Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 1996 Overseas Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - KKR Partners (International), L.P.; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 1996 Overseas Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 9. KKR Partners (International), L.P., Calgary, Canada, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Partners (International), L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled company: - Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Partners (International), L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 10. KKR Europe II Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Europe II Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership; - KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Europe II Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 11. KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership, Calgary, Canada, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Associates Europe II, Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 12. KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership, Calgary, Canada, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled company: - Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR European Fund II, Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 13. KKR 2006 Limited, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 2006 Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership; - KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 2006 Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 14. KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR Associates 2006 (Overseas), Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 15. KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership, George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled company: - Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR 2006 Fund (Overseas), Limited Partnership according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 16. KKR PEI GP Limited, St Peter Port, Guernsey, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI GP Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following 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. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI GP Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 17. KKR PEI Associates, L.P., St Peter Port, Guernsey, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI Associates, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following 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. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI Associates, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 18. KKR PEI Investments, L.P., St Peter Port, Guernsey, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI Investments, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; - KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI Investments, L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 19. KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - KKR PEI International Holdings L.P.; - Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. 20. KKR PEI International Holdings L.P., George Town, Cayman Islands, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 70.24% (69,465,623 voting rights). Of this, 40.24% (39,795,623 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI International Holdings L.P. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled company: - Superlift Holding S.à r.l. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to KKR PEI International Holdings L.P. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. Wiesbaden, January 17, 2014 KION GROUP AG The Management Board 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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