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: 
4 June 2014 
6. Date on which issuer notified: 
6 June 2014 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 
Above the threshold of 5% 
8. Notified details: 
A: Voting rights attached to shares 
Class/type   Situation previous     Resulting situation after the triggering   
of shares    to the triggering                   transaction                   


                 transaction                                                    

if possible                                                                    
using the     Number  Number of  Number of    Number of voting    % of voting  
ISIN CODE         of     Voting    shares          rights           rights     
              shares     Rights                                                 
                                                                                 


                               Direct    Direct    Indirect  Direct 
Indirect 
                                                                           
GB0030646508   N/A       N/A      955,520   955,520   83,839,00  0.058%   
5.111%   
                                                                           
US3617556069   N/A       N/A            0         0       2,256  0.000%   
0.000%   


    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 


                                                                           
CFD                                             1,074,345        0.066%         
Total (A+B+C) 
Number of voting       % of voting rights   
rights                                       
                                        
85,871,121             5.235%                
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 S.A. 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: 
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: 
Registered Owner                     A/C No.                                    
                                                                           
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                        1,074,345 
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee          A/c 847452                         218,190 
                                                                           
UK) Limited                                                                     
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK)     A/c 683182                       1,141,670
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK)     A/c 740190                         723,634
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK)     A/c 739874                       3,064,519
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK)     A/c 740311                         361,571
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
The Bank Of New York ( Nominees )    A/c PTG 15303 / 09997799           442,384
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK)     A/c 811056                         154,627
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
Nortrust Nominees LTD                A/c BBH05                          581,698 
                                                                           
SJPUT STRAT MGD BNYM AS T'TEE        A/c 2GQ6                         8,760,800 
                                                                           
William & Glyns (Isle of Man)        A/c 301780                         156,051
Nominees Ltd                                                                    
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA01                          655,000 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA03                       21,736,106 
                                                                           
The Bank Of New York ( Nominees )    A/c 52286                          613,361
Limited                                                                         
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 07198                          859,401 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 27642                           96,119 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10478                           29,874 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA09                           52,487 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10479                           32,674 
                                                                           
State Street Bank & Trust Boston     A/c GPE1                           496,645 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA12                          960,571 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA14                          287,205 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 07207                        1,628,941 
                                                                           
Mellon Nominees (UK) Ltd             A/c WWSF0004002                    873,305 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 18667                          946,480 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10469                          605,952 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10496                       10,823,338 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10492                        1,969,874 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10491                        7,330,055 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10488                        4,969,693 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10495                        1,875,000 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 10489                        1,253,133 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c 30337                          288,333 
                                                                           
Littledown Nominees Ltd              A/c ZLA15                        3,962,869 
                                                                           
Ameriprise Financial Inc             A/c                                  2,256 
14. Contact name: Kerry Watson, Deputy Company Secretary 
15. Contact telephone number: 01527 533245 
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