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 12:42 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 15, 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. Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l., Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, 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 67.80%% (67,054,200 voting rights). Of this, 37.80% (37,384,200 voting rights) were attributed to Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 2. Weichai Power Hong Kong International Development Co., Ltd., Hong Kong, The People's Republic of China, 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 67.80% (67,054,200 voting rights). Of this, 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to Weichai Power Hong Kong International Development Co., Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled company: - Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. An additional 37.80% (37,384,200 voting rights) were attributed to Weichai Power Hong Kong International Development Co., Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 3. Weichai Power Co., Ltd., Weifang, Province of Shandong, The People's Republic of China, 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 67.80% (67,054,200 voting rights). Of this, 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to Weichai Power Co., Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - Weichai Power Hong Kong International Development Co., Ltd.; - Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. An additional 37.80% (37,384,200 voting rights) were attributed to Weichai Power Co., Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 4. Weichai Group Holdings Limited, Weifang, Province of Shandong, The People's Republic of China, 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 67.80% (67,054,200 voting rights). Of this, 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to Weichai Group Holdings Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - Weichai Power Co., Ltd.; - Weichai Power Hong Kong International Development Co., Ltd.; - Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. An additional 37.80% (37,384,200 voting rights) were attributed to Weichai Group Holdings Limited according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 5. Shandong Heavy Industry Group Co., Ltd., Jinan, Province of Shandong, The People's Republic of China, 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 67.80% (67,054,200 voting rights). Of this, 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to Shandong Heavy Industry Group Co., Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - Weichai Group Holdings Limited; - Weichai Power Co., Ltd.; - Weichai Power Hong Kong International Development Co., Ltd.; - Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. An additional 37.80% (37,384,200 voting rights) were attributed to Shandong Heavy Industry Group Co., Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 6. The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) of Shandong People's Government of the People's Republic of China, Jinan, Province of Shandong, The People's Republic of China ('Shandong SASAC'), acting on behalf of the People's Republic of China, has informed us according to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG that on January 9, 2014 the People's Republic of China's share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG has fallen below the threshold of 75% and on that day amounted to 67.80% (67,054,200 voting rights). Of this, 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to the People's Republic of China, acting through Shandong SASAC, according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: - Shandong Heavy Industry Group Co., Ltd.; - Weichai Group Holdings Limited; - Weichai Power Co., Ltd.; - Weichai Power Hong Kong International Development Co., Ltd.; - Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. An additional 37.80% (37,384,200 voting rights) were attributed to the People's Republic of China, acting through Shandong SASAC, according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Superlift 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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