Transfer of Treasury Shares
GKN plc (the `Company') announces that on 11 March 2011 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 2001:
24,387 ordinary shares at 110.04p per share
Following the above transfer of treasury shares, the Company holds 37,472,920
ordinary shares in treasury. The total number of ordinary shares in issue
(excluding treasury shares) is 1,553,056,939.