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: No 
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): YES - An adjustment by BlackRock to the calculation of
notifiable interest in voting rights. 
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: 
10 December 2013 
6. Date on which issuer notified: 
11 December 2013 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 
Holding has gone below 5% 
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                                                 


                                          Direct   Indirect  Direct 
Indirect 
                                                                             
Ordinary     77,153,138 77,153,138    N/A      N/A       N/A      N/A     N/A    
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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                    
                                                                               
                                                                               

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 
                                                                               

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting       % of voting rights   
rights                                      


                                        
N/A                    Below 5%              
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 - N/A (Below 5%) 
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 
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