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
 
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.