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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   04.04.2014 17:50  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  On April 2, 2014, we received the following notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG:   1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Strasse 21, 65189 Wiesbaden,     Germany   2. Notifying party: KKR PEI GP Limited, St Peter Port, Guernsey   3. 3.1  Reason for notification: Acquisition/Disposal  3.2  Manner of threshold contact: Falling below threshold   4. Notification thresholds affected: 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30%, 50%   5. Date threshold is crossed or reached: April 1, 2014   6. Reportable share of voting rights: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 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: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights)  7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights)  7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights)  On April 2, 2014, we further received the following notification of voting rights pursuant to Section 25a WpHG:   1. Issuer: KION GROUP AG, Abraham-Lincoln-Strasse 21, 65189 Wiesbaden,     Germany   2. Notifying party: KKR PEI GP Limited, George Town, Kaimaninseln   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: April 1, 2014   6. Reportable share of voting rights: 68.00% (corresponds to 67.254.200     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: 33.30% (corresponds to 32.933.700 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 33.30% (corresponds to 32.933.700 voting rights)  7.2 Share of voting rights resulting from (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Section 25 WpHG: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights) Of which held indirectly: 0.00% (corresponds to 0 voting rights)  7.3 Share of voting rights pursuant to Sections 21 and 22 WpHG: 68.00% (corresponds to 67.254.200 voting rights)   8. Further information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to     Section 25a WpHG:  8.1 Chain of controlled companies:  KKR PEI Associates, L.P.; KKR PEI Investments, L.P.; KKR PEI International Holdings GP Ltd.; KKR PEI International Holdings 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    04.04.2014 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   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------