GKN PLC: Treasury Stock

GKN plc                                     
                      Transfer of Treasury Shares                           
GKN plc (the `Company') announces that on 20 May 2013 the following ordinary
shares of 10p each were transferred out of treasury to satisfy the exercise of
options by participants of the: 
GKN Executive Share Option Scheme 2004: 
25,098 ordinary shares at 110.08p per share 
83,972 ordinary shares at 134.6p per share 
Following the above transfer of treasury shares, the Company holds 25,388,977
ordinary shares in treasury. The total number of ordinary shares in issue
(excluding treasury shares) is 1,635,140,882. 
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