Transfer of Treasury Shares
GKN plc (the `Company') announces that on 28 February 2012 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
22,411 ordinary shares at 207.87p per share;
Following the above transfer of treasury shares, the Company holds 37,324,611
ordinary shares in treasury. The total number of ordinary shares in issue
(excluding treasury shares) is 1,553,205,248.