Source - PRN

GKN plc

Transfer of Treasury Shares

GKN plc (the ‘Company’) announces that on 4 October  2016 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 2004:

8,489 ordinary shares at 134.6p per ordinary share

Following the above transfer of treasury shares, the Company holds 11,825,019 ordinary shares in treasury. The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares) is 1,714,278,611.