Transfer of Treasury Shares
GKN plc (the `Company') announces that on 3 November 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
5,813 ordinary shares at 110.04p per share
Following the above transfer of treasury shares, the Company holds 37,681,634
ordinary shares in treasury. The total number of ordinary shares in issue
(excluding treasury shares) is 1,552,848,225.