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% GB0030646508 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 END -0- Dec/18/2012 11:10 GMT
GKN PLC: Holding(s) in Company
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