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: 
Ameriprise Financial, Inc and its group 
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.): 
See additional information under section 13 
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached: 
8 May 2014 
6. Date on which issuer notified: 
9 May 2014 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 
Below the threshold of 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    Direct    Indirect  Direct 
Indirect 
                                                                             
GB0030646508 79,632,556 79,632,556 1,047,965  1,047,965 76,080,515 0.063%  
4.638%  
                                                                             
US3617556069    940        940         0          0       2,301      0%      0%  


     

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                                      


                                        
77,130,781             4.702%                
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: 
Ameriprise Financial, Inc, which through intermediate holding companies
controls the voting rights of Columbia Management Investment Advisers, Columbia
Wanger Asset Management, Threadneedle Management Luxembourg SA and Threadneedle
Asset Management Holdings Ltd, which itself controls the voting rights of
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd, Threadneedle International Ltd and
Threadneedle Pensions Ltd. 
Proxy Voting: 
10. Name of the proxy holder: N/A 


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

GKN is disclosing this information in accordance with DTR 5.8.12.

The registered owners are set out below.

Registered Owner                                                               


                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA08               98,296             
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 41407               4,819,957          
                                                                           
State Street Nominees Limited        A/c XC7N                1,924,707          
                                                                           
Chase Nominees Ltd                   A/c 75102               933,929            
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK)     A/c 847452              208,845           
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK)     A/c 683182              1,173,961         
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK)     A/c 740190              725,519           
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK)     A/c 739874              3,060,272         
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK)     A/c 740311              360,203           
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
The Bank Of New York (Nominees)      A/c PTG 15303/ 09997799 419,635           
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK)     A/c 811056              154,627           
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
Nortrust Nominees LTD                A/c BBH05               594,943            
                                                                           
William & Glyns (Isle of Man)        A/c 301780              161,843           
Nominees Ltd                                                                    
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA01               655,000            
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA03               21,462,347         
                                                                           
The Bank Of New York (Nominees)      A/c 52286               613,361           
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 07198               950,158            
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 27642               97,807             
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10478               29,874             
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA09               53,066             
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10479               32,674             
                                                                           
State Street Bank & Trust Boston     A/c GPE1                496,645            
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA12               1,015,910          
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA14               302,988            
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 07207               1,628,941          
                                                                           
Mellon Nominees (UK) Ltd             A/c WWSF0004002         895,327            
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 18667               946,480            
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10469               616,396            
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10496               10,823,338         
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10492               1,969,874          
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10491               7,412,898          
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10488               5,133,587          
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10495               1,875,000          
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10489               1,253,133          
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 30337               264,070            
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA 15              3,962,869          
                                                                           
Ameriprise Financial Inc             A/c                     2,301              
                                                                            
14. Contact name: Katie Francis, Senior Secretarial Assistant 
15. Contact telephone number: 01527 533383 
END 
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