[51] Information on preparation and approval

The Executive Board of KION GROUP AG prepared the consolidated financial statements on 22 February 2017 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, 22 February 2017

The Executive Board

Gordon Riske

Ching Pong Quek

Dr Eike Böhm

Dr Thomas Toepfer