DGAP-PVR: KION GROUP AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the

 DGAP-PVR: 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  KION GROUP AG   31.03.2014 16:52  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. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------   Release according to Section 26 para. (1) of the Wertpapierhandelsgesetz (WpHG - the German Securities Trading Act) with the Aim of a Europe-wide distribution  Release according to Section 26 para. (1) WpHG Notifications of voting rights pursuant to Section 25 para. (1) WpHG  On March 28, 2014 we received the following notification pursuant to Section 25 WpHG:   1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Strasse 21, 65189 Wiesbaden,     Germany   2. Notifying party: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware,     USA   3.  3.1  Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal  3.2  Manner of threshold contact: Exceeding threshold   4. Notification thresholds affected: 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30%, 50%   5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: March 25, 2014   6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.02% (corresponds to 67,268,812     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 25 WpHG: 0.01% (corresponds to 12035 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.01% (corresponds to 12035 voting rights)  7.2 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,256,777 voting rights)   8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to     Section 25 WpHG:  8.1 Chain of controlled companies:       - The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. controls Goldman, Sachs & Co.  8.2 Type of financial instrument: Stock loan (Physical) Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: open  On March 28, 2014 we further received the following notification pursuant to Section 25 WpHG:   1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Strasse 21, 65189 Wiesbaden,     Germany   2. Notifying party: Goldman, Sachs & Co., New York, New York, USA   3.  3.1  Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal  3.2  Manner of threshold contact: Exceeding threshold   4. Notification thresholds affected: 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30%, 50%   5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: March 25, 2014   6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.02% (corresponds to 67,268,812     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 25 WpHG: 0.01% (corresponds to 12035 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0% (corresponds to 0 voting rights)  7.2 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67,256,777 voting rights)   8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to     Section 25 WpHG:  8.1 Chain of controlled companies: n/a  8.2 Type of financial instrument: Stock loan (Physical) Maturity date: n/a Expiration date: open  Wiesbaden, March 31, 2014  KION GROUP AG The Board of Management    31.03.2014 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------   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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