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Wednesday 06 March, 2002

GKN PLC

Holding(s) in Company

GKN PLC
5 March 2002

 
GKN plc Ordinary 50p Shares 
Notification of Major Interest in Shares 

In accordance with the Listing Rules, we are writing to advise you that we
yesterday received a further notification from The Capital Group Companies, Inc
('CGC') regarding their notifiable interest in the issued share capital of GKN
plc. CGC notified GKN plc that they have decreased their interests to 71,484,859
ordinary shares as at 28 February 2002. This represents 9.81% of the issued
share capital of GKN plc as at today's date. CGC's interests were previously
disclosed at the 10% level. 

Of its total interests of 9.81%, CGC's material interests held by its management
companies constituted outside the UK was in 58,663,829 ordinary shares as at 28
February 2002 representing 8.05% of the issued share capital at today's date. 

Details of the registered holders (of CGC's material interests) are set out on
the schedules below. 

CGC is a holding company for a number of subsidiary companies who have a non-
beneficial interest in the shares as discretionary investment managers.
 
                       Schedule of holdings in GKN plc 
                            As of 28 February 2002 
       
                       Capital Guardian Trust Company
 
Registered Name                                                  Local Shares 
 
State Street Nominees Limited                                     5,003,200
Bank of New York Nominees                                           636,081
Chase Nominees Limited                                           12,400,845
BT Globenet Nominees Ltd                                            229,200
Midlands Bank plc                                                 4,954,700
Bankers Trust                                                     1,218,800
Barclays Bank                                                       520,400
Citibank London                                                     942,159
Nortrust Nominees                                                 3,908,600
Royal Bank of Scotland                                               27,900
MSS Nominees Limited                                                 38,200
Citibank NA                                                          42,600
ROY Nominees Limited                                                 38,600
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                        193,800

                                                        TOTAL    30,155,085

                         Capital International S.A.

Registered Name                                                  Local Shares 
 
State Street Nominees Limited                                        40,900
Bank of New York Nominees                                            59,900
Chase Nominees Limited                                            2,583,409
Credit Suisse London Branch                                          68,000
Midland Bank plc                                                    404,600
Barclays Bank                                                       593,500
Nortrust Nominees                                                    16,000
Morgan Stanley                                                       20,700
Royal Bank of Scotland                                            1,898,426
National Westminster Bank                                           118,400
Lloyds Bank                                                          44,956
RBSTB Nominees Ltd                                                   41,600
Citibank NA                                                          26,300
Deutsche Bank AG                                                    317,200
HSBC Bank plc                                                       106,960

                                                        TOTAL     6,340,851

                           Capital International, Inc

Registered Name                                                  Local Shares 
 
Bank of New York Nominees                                            35,900 

                                                       TOTAL         35,900

                    Capital Research and Management Company

Registered Name                                                  Local Shares 
 
State Street Nominees Limited                                       181,993
Chase Nominees Limited                                           21,950,000

                                                       TOTAL     22,131,993

                                SCHEDULE B

                  



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