Transfer of Treasury Shares
GKN plc (the `Company') announces that on 12 August 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
16,460 ordinary shares at 163.05p per share.
Following the above transfer of treasury shares, the Company holds 38,457,197
ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in
issue (excluding treasury shares) is 705,446,747.
12 August 2008