Material events after the reporting date

On 20 July 2015, the KION Group exercised the put option that it held via Linde Material Handling GmbH, Aschaffenburg, on 20.0 per cent of the shares in Linde Hydraulics GmbH & Co. KG, Aschaffenburg.

Wiesbaden, 4 August 2015

The Executive Board

Gordon Riske

Ching Pong Quek

Dr Eike Böhm

Dr Thomas Toepfer