Purchase of own securities held in Treasury
GKN plc announces that on 18 December 2006 it purchased 500,000 of its ordinary
shares at a price of 279.6397p per share from UBS Limited. It is intended that
these shares are held in Treasury.
Following the purchase, GKN plc holds 38,459,142 of its ordinary shares in
Treasury and has a total of 702,949,696 ordinary shares (excluding Treasury
shares) in issue.
18 December 2006