GKN PLC: Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached: 
GKN plc 
2. Reason for the notification: (please state Yes/No): 
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: Yes 
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result
in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are
attached: No 
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to
qualifying financial instruments: No 
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: No 
Other (please specify): No 
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: 
Legal & General Group Plc (L&G) 
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.): 
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached: 
12 December 2012 
6. Date on which issuer notified: 
14 December 2012 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 
Below 3% 
8. Notified details: 
A: Voting rights attached to shares 
Class/type   Situation previous to   Resulting situation after the triggering    
of shares      the triggering t                     transaction                  


                  ransaction                                                    

if possible                                                                     

using the    Number of  Number of  Number of  Number of voting     % of voting  

ISIN CODE      Shares    Voting R   shares         rights            rights     
                          ights                                                 


                               Indirect   Direct   Indirect  Direct 
Indirect 
                                                                             
Ordinary     27,448,917 27,448,917                  Below 3%         Below 3%    
 
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    B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of    Expiration date     Exercise/      Number of voting    % of voting  
financial                  Conversion period rights that may be      rights    
instrument                                     acquired if the                 
                                                instrument is                  
                                                 exercised/                    
                                                  converted                    


                                                                           
 N/A                                                                            
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments 
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 
Type of    Exercise Expiration    Exercise/     Number of voting  % of voting  
financial   price      date      Conversion p        rights          rights    
instrument                          eriod         instrument                    


                                                   refers to                   
                                                                 Nominal Delta 


                                                                           
 N/A                                                                             
Total (A+B+C) 
Number of voting       % of voting rights   
rights                                       
                                        
Below 3%               Below 3%              
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: 
Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group) 
Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and
Indirect) 
Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM) 
Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (Below 3% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC) 
Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD) 
Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited (Direct) (LGIH) 
Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited (PMC) 
Legal & General Assurance Society Limited (LGAS & LGPL) 
Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct) (LGPL) 
Proxy Voting: 
10. Name of the proxy holder: 


    11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:
    12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:
    13. Additional information:

GKN plc is disclosing this information in accordance with DTR 5.8.12.


14. Contact name: Kerry Watson, Deputy Company Secretary
    15. Contact telephone number: 01527 533245



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