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

2014-11-24

KION GROUP AG 24.11.2014 14:50 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a service 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 November 21, 2014, KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Strasse 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany (ISIN DE000KGX8881, WKN KGX888) has received the following voting rights notification pursuant to Section 21 para. (1) WpHG: The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C., 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 68.00% (67,254,200 voting rights). Of this, 38.00% (37,584,200 voting rights) were attributed to The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. (1) sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: * Goldman, Sachs & Co.; * GS Capital Partners V Employee Funds GP, L.L.C.; * GS Capital Partners V Employee Fund, L.P.; * Superlift Holding S.à r.l. 38.00% (37,584,200 voting rights) were attributed to The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. (1) sentence 1 no. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG and held by the following controlled companies: * GSCP V AIV, L.P.; * GSCP V Institutional AIV, L.P.; * GS Capital Partners V Offshore, L.P.; * GS Capital Partners V GmbH & Co. KG. An additional 30.00% (29,670,000 voting rights) were attributed to The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C. according to Section 22 para. (2) WpHG and held by Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C. informed us that the total amount of voting rights stated above does not equal the sum of the detailed amounts of the held/attributed voting rights. 37,584,200 (38.00%) of the voting rights that are attributed to The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C. pursuant to Section 22 para. (1) sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG are also attributed to The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C. pursuant to Section 22 para. (1) sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG and only counted once in the total amount of voting rights. Wiesbaden, November 24, 2014 KION GROUP AG The Management Board 24.11.2014 The DGAP 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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