[1] General information on the Company

At the Shareholders’ Meeting on 25 April 2013, it was decided to transform KION Holding 1 GmbH, whose registered office is at Abraham-Lincoln-Strasse 21, 65189 Wiesbaden, Germany, into a public limited company with the name KION GROUP AG. The transformation became legally effective when KION GROUP AG was entered in the commercial register at the Wiesbaden local court under reference HRB 27060 on 4 June 2013. KION GROUP AG is the parent company of the KION Group in Germany. Superlift Holding S.à r.l., Luxembourg, was the parent company of KION GROUP AG as at 31 December 2013.

The KION Group is a leading global supplier of industrial trucks (forklift trucks and warehouse trucks). It generated revenue of €4,494.6 million in the 2013 financial year from its Linde, Fenwick, STILL, OM-STILL, Baoli and Voltas brands (2012: €4,726.7 million).

The consolidated financial statements and the group management report were prepared by the Executive Board of KION GROUP AG on 10 March 2014.