Combined Management Report

Preliminary remarks

The combined management report published in the 2019 annual report combines the group management report and the management report of KION GROUP AG. Unless stated otherwise, the description of the course of business (including business performance), position and expected development refers both to the Group and to KION GROUP AG. Sections that only contain information on KION GROUP AG are indicated as such. The report on the economic position includes a separate section containing disclosures for KION GROUP AG in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB).