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

2015-02-24

KION GROUP AG 24.02.2015 08:45 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 February 20, 2015, 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 February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 13.93% (13,778,486 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, People's Republic of China, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 33.30% (32,933,700 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 were held by the following controlled undertaking: * Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. An additional 13.93% (13,778,486 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, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to Weichai Power Co., Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * Weichai Power Hong Kong International Development Co., Ltd. * Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. An additional 13.93% (13,778,486 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, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to Weichai Group Holdings Limited according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * Weichai Power Co., Ltd. * Weichai Power Hong Kong International Development Co., Ltd. * Weichai Power (Luxembourg) Holding S.à r.l. An additional 13.93% (13,778,486 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, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to Shandong Heavy Industry Group Co., Ltd. according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * 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 13.93% (13,778,486 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 People's Republic of China, acting through the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) of Shandong People's Government of the People's Republic of China, Jinan, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China, has informed us according to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG that on February 16, 2015 its share in the voting rights of KION GROUP AG fell below the 50% threshold of voting rights and on that day amounted to 47.23% (46,712,186 voting rights). Of this, 33.30% (32,933,700 voting rights) were attributed to the People's Republic of China, acting through SASAC, according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG and were held by the following controlled undertakings: * 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 13.93% (13,778,486 voting rights) were attributed to the People's Republic of China, acting through SASAC, according to Section 22 para. 2 WpHG and held by Superlift Holding S.à r.l. Wiesbaden, February 24, 2015 KION GROUP AG The Management Board 24.02.2015 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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