[49] Information on preparation and approval

The Executive Board of KION GROUP AG prepared the consolidated financial statements on 10 March 2015 and approved them for forwarding to the Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board has the task of examining and deciding whether to approve the consolidated financial statements.

Wiesbaden, 10 March 2015

The Executive Board

Gordon Riske

Dr Thomas Toepfer

Ching Pong Quek