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 14:56 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) of the Wertpapierhandelsgesetz (WpHG - the German Securities Trading Act) with the Aim of a Europe-wide distribution Notifications of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a para. (1) WpHG On November 21, 2014 we received the following notification pursuant to Section 25a para. (1) WpHG: 1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Straße 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany 2. Notifying party: The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C., Wilmington, Delaware, USA 3. Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold 4. Notification thresholds affected: 75% 5. Date threshold exceeded: January 9, 2014 6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.01% (corresponds to 67,262,743 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: 0.01% (corresponds 8,543 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.01% (corresponds to 8,543 voting rights) 7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,254,200 voting rights) The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C. informed us that the total amount of voting rights (6.) does not equal the sum of the detailed amounts of the voting rights pursuant to Sections 25a, 25 and 21, 22 WpHG (7.1 through 7.3). 29,670,000 (30.00%) of the voting rights that are notified as Section 25a WpHG instruments (7.1) are also attributed to The Goldman, Sachs & Co. L.L.C. pursuant to Section 22 WpHG (7.3) and are only counted once in the total amount of voting rights (6.). 8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25a WpHG: 8.1 Chain of 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. 8.2 Description of the (financial/other) instrument: Right of first offer Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: n/a Wiesbaden, November 24, 2014 KION GROUP AG The Board of Management 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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