Purchase of own securities held in Treasury
GKN plc announces that on 3 November 2004 it purchased 700,000 of its ordinary
shares at a price of 221.0396p per share from Cazenove & Co. Ltd. It is
intended that these shares are held in Treasury.
Following the purchase, GKN plc holds 6,700,000 of its ordinary shares in
Treasury and has a total of 728,726,741 ordinary shares (excluding Treasury
shares) in issue.
3 November 2004