DGAP-News: KION GROUP AG welcomes its inclusion on the MDAX (news with additional features)

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KION GROUP AG welcomes its inclusion on the MDAX (news with additional
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03.09.2014 / 22:49

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- KION Group to join Deutsche Börse's MDAX on 22 September 2014

- CEO Riske: "Confirmation of our growth strategy"


Wiesbaden, 3 September 2014 - KION GROUP AG (WKN KGX888, ISIN DE000KGX8881)
welcomes its inclusion on the MDAX, Deutsche Börse's mid-cap index. One
year and three months after its successful IPO in the Prime Standard
segment, the company will join the MDAX on 22 September 2014. This index
includes the 50 largest publicly traded companies in Germany below the DAX.
The KION Group, one of the world's two leading suppliers of forklift
trucks, warehouse technology and associated services, had been included on
the small-cap index SDAX in September 2013. The company's shares were
listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on 28 June 2013.

Gordon Riske, CEO of the KION Group, sees Deutsche Börse's decision as yet
another milestone in the company's development. "The MDAX listing will make
our shares even more attractive to investors and raise our profile. We
believe that the decision is a confirmation of our growth strategy, which
we have been pursuing with even greater vigour since our IPO."


The Company

The KION Group - comprising the six brands of Linde, STILL, Fenwick, OM
STILL, Baoli and Voltas - is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks
in western and eastern Europe, the global number two in the industry and
the leading non-domestic supplier in China. The Linde and STILL brands
serve the premium segment worldwide. Fenwick is the largest supplier of
material handling products in France, while OM STILL is a market leader in
Italy. The Baoli brand focuses on the economy segment, and Voltas is a
leading provider of industrial trucks in India. The KION Group is present
in more than 100 countries and, in 2013, employed over 22,000 people and
generated revenue of EUR4.5 billion.


Disclaimer

This document and the information contained herein are for information
purposes only and do not constitute a prospectus or an offer to sell or a
solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in the United States or in
any other jurisdiction.

This release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to
various risks and uncertainties. Future results could differ materially
from those described in these forward-looking statements due to certain
factors, e.g. changes in business, economic and competitive conditions,
regulatory reforms, results of technical studies, foreign exchange rate
fluctuations, uncertainties in litigation or investigative proceedings, and
the availability of financing. We do not undertake any responsibility to
update the forward-looking statements in this release.


Further information for the media

Michael Hauger
Head of Corporate Communications
Tel.: +49 (0)611 770 655
michael.hauger@kiongroup.com

Frank Brandmaier
Head of Corporate Media Relations
Tel.: +49 (0)611 770 752
frank.brandmaier@kiongroup.com


Further information for investors

Frank Herzog
Head of Corporate Finance
Tel.: +49 (0)611 770 303 
frank.herzog@kiongroup.com

Dr Karoline Jung-Senssfelder
Head of Investor Relations and M&A
Tel.: +49 (0)611 770 450
karoline.jung-senssfelder@kiongroup.com 



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Document: http://n.equitystory.com/c/fncls.ssp?u=HHJSJCAUNW
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Language:    English                                                
Company:     KION GROUP AG                                          
             Abraham-Lincoln-Str. 21                                
             65189 Wiesbaden                                        
             Germany                                                
Phone:       +49 (0)611 770-0                                       
Fax:         +49 (0)611 770-690                                     
E-mail:      info@kiongroup.com                                     
Internet:    www.kiongroup.com                                      
ISIN:        DE000KGX8881                                           
WKN:         KGX888                                                 
Indices:     SDAX                                                   
Listed:      Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard);       
             Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover,  
             München, Stuttgart                                     
 
 
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