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For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Trustnet Limited of 2nd Floor, Golden House, 30 Great Pulteney Street, London, W1F 9NN. Our nominated representative for the purpose of this Act is Kirsty Witter.


We collect information about you when you register with us or use any of our websites / services. Part of the registration process may include entering personal details & details of your investments.

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address and details of the website that you came from, in order to improve this site.

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You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our sites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our sites.


We store and use information you provide as follows:

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We may also send you emails to provide information and keep you up to date with developments on our sites. It is our policy to have instructions on how to unsubscribe so that you will not receive any future e-mails. You can change your e-mail address at any time.

In order to provide support on the usage of our tools, our support team need access to all information provided in relation to the tool.

We will not disclose your name, email address or postal address or any data that could identify you to any third party without first receiving your permission.

However, you agree that we may disclose to any regulatory authority to which we are subject and to any investment exchange on which we may deal or to its related clearing house (or to investigators, inspectors or agents appointed by them), or to any person empowered to require such information by or under any legal enactment, any information they may request or require relating to you, or if relevant, any of your clients.

You agree that we may pass on information obtained under Money Laundering legislation as we consider necessary to comply with reporting requirements under such legislation.


We want to ensure that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information that is inaccurate.

You have the right under data protection legislation to access information held about you. If you wish to receive a copy of any personal information we hold, please write to us at 3rd Floor, Hollywood House, Church Street East, Woking, GU21 6HJ. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, amongst other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary, including the use of encryption, to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our sites; any transmission is at your own risk. You will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.


Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


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Wednesday 06 March, 2002


Holding(s) in Company

5 March 2002

GKN plc Ordinary 50p Shares 
Notification of Major Interest in Shares 

In accordance with the Listing Rules, we are writing to advise you that we
yesterday received a further notification from The Capital Group Companies, Inc
('CGC') regarding their notifiable interest in the issued share capital of GKN
plc. CGC notified GKN plc that they have decreased their interests to 71,484,859
ordinary shares as at 28 February 2002. This represents 9.81% of the issued
share capital of GKN plc as at today's date. CGC's interests were previously
disclosed at the 10% level. 

Of its total interests of 9.81%, CGC's material interests held by its management
companies constituted outside the UK was in 58,663,829 ordinary shares as at 28
February 2002 representing 8.05% of the issued share capital at today's date. 

Details of the registered holders (of CGC's material interests) are set out on
the schedules below. 

CGC is a holding company for a number of subsidiary companies who have a non-
beneficial interest in the shares as discretionary investment managers.
                       Schedule of holdings in GKN plc 
                            As of 28 February 2002 
                       Capital Guardian Trust Company
Registered Name                                                  Local Shares 
State Street Nominees Limited                                     5,003,200
Bank of New York Nominees                                           636,081
Chase Nominees Limited                                           12,400,845
BT Globenet Nominees Ltd                                            229,200
Midlands Bank plc                                                 4,954,700
Bankers Trust                                                     1,218,800
Barclays Bank                                                       520,400
Citibank London                                                     942,159
Nortrust Nominees                                                 3,908,600
Royal Bank of Scotland                                               27,900
MSS Nominees Limited                                                 38,200
Citibank NA                                                          42,600
ROY Nominees Limited                                                 38,600
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                        193,800

                                                        TOTAL    30,155,085

                         Capital International S.A.

Registered Name                                                  Local Shares 
State Street Nominees Limited                                        40,900
Bank of New York Nominees                                            59,900
Chase Nominees Limited                                            2,583,409
Credit Suisse London Branch                                          68,000
Midland Bank plc                                                    404,600
Barclays Bank                                                       593,500
Nortrust Nominees                                                    16,000
Morgan Stanley                                                       20,700
Royal Bank of Scotland                                            1,898,426
National Westminster Bank                                           118,400
Lloyds Bank                                                          44,956
RBSTB Nominees Ltd                                                   41,600
Citibank NA                                                          26,300
Deutsche Bank AG                                                    317,200
HSBC Bank plc                                                       106,960

                                                        TOTAL     6,340,851

                           Capital International, Inc

Registered Name                                                  Local Shares 
Bank of New York Nominees                                            35,900 

                                                       TOTAL         35,900

                    Capital Research and Management Company

Registered Name                                                  Local Shares 
State Street Nominees Limited                                       181,993
Chase Nominees Limited                                           21,950,000

                                                       TOTAL     22,131,993

                                SCHEDULE B


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