Transfer of Treasury Shares
GKN plc (the `Company') announces that on 15 October 2010 the following
ordinary shares of 10p each were transferred out of treasury to satisfy the
exercise of options by participants of the GKN Executive Share Option Scheme
12,611 ordinary shares at 117.60p per share
Following the above transfer of treasury shares, the Company holds 37,693,260
ordinary shares in treasury. The total number of ordinary shares in issue
(excluding treasury shares) is 1,552,836,599.