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: Yes An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: No Other (please specify): No 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: BlackRock, Inc 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: 5 June 2013 6. Date on which issuer notified: 7 June 2013 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: Holding has gone above 5% 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/type Situation previous Resulting situation after the triggering of shares to the triggering t transaction ransaction if possible using the Number Number of Number of Number of voting % of voting ISIN CODE of S Voting R shares rights rights hares ights Direct Indirect Direct Indirect Ordinary N/A N/A N/A N/A 77,153,138 N/A 4.71% 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 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 CFD 5,212,558 0.32% 0.32% Total (A+B+C) Number of voting % of voting rights rights 82,365,696 5.03% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - 82,365,696 (5.03%) 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: Katie Francis, Senior Secretarial Assistant 15. Contact telephone number: 01527 533383 END -0- Jun/07/2013 11:20 GMT
GKN PLC: Holding(s) in Company
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