Transfer of Treasury Shares
GKN plc (the `Company') announces that on 18 July 2008 the following ordinary
shares of 50p each have been transferred out of treasury to satisfy the
exercise of options by former employees under the GKN Executive Share Option
18,082 ordinary shares at 174.25p per share.
Following the above transfer of treasury shares, the Company holds 38,593,631
ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in
issue (excluding treasury shares) is 705,310,313.
18 July 2008