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GKN plc (the "Company")

Legal Entity Identifier: 213800QNZ22GS95OSW84

 Classification of Information: 2.3 Major shareholding notifications

The following notification was received by the Company on 13 April 2018.

Katie Lewis

Assistant Secretary

13 April 2018

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i
1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii: GKN PLC
1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer   (please mark with an “X” if appropriate)
Non-UK issuer
2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an “X”)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify)iii:
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv
Name York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC.
City and country of registered office (if applicable) New York, USA
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v
Name N/A
City and country of registered office (if applicable) N/A
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi: 12/04/2018
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY): 13/04/2018
7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation
% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A) % of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)
Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B) Total number of voting rights of issuervii
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached 0 3.07 3.07 1,718,920,839
Position of previous notification (if
applicable)
Below 3% Below 3% Below 3%

   

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)
Number of voting rightsix % of voting rights
Direct
(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)
Indirect
(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)
Direct
(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)
Indirect
(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)
SUBTOTAL 8. A Below reportable threshold Below reportable threshold
B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))
Type of financial instrument Expiration
date
x
Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi
Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is
exercised/converted.
% of voting rights
SUBTOTAL 8. B 1
B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))
Type of financial instrument Expiration
date
x
Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi
Physical or cash
settlementxii
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 984,690 0.06
Swap 5/13/2019 N/A Cash Settled 145,490 0.01
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 966,059 0.06
Swap 5/13/2019 N/A Cash Settled 229,496 0.01
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 1,093,232 0.06
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 372,705 0.02
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 4,201,133 0.24
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 3,673,175 0.21
Swap 5/13/2019 N/A Cash Settled 1,306,480 0.08
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 23,308,033 1.36
Swap 5/13/2019 N/A Cash Settled 5,318,335 0.31
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 4,489,435 0.26
Swap 5/13/2019 N/A Cash Settled 1,121,673 0.07
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 5,175,900 0.30
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 3,673,175 0.21
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 1,306,480 0.08
Swap 5/13/2019 N/A Cash Settled 23,308,033 1.36
Swap 4/11/2019 N/A Cash Settled 393,622 0.02
SUBTOTAL 8.B.2 52,779,458 3.07

 

   

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the
applicable box with an “X”)
Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii
Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entityxiv (please add additional rows as necessary)
X
Namexv % of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold % of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold
York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC N/A N/A N/A
YCM Master Holdings I LP N/A N/A N/A
York European Opportunities Domestic Holding, LLC N/A N/A N/A
York European Opportunities Investments Master Fund, L.P. N/A N/A N/A
York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC N/A N/A N/A
YCM Master Holdings I LP N/A N/A N/A
Dinan Management, LLC N/A N/A N/A
Jorvik Multi-Strategy Master Fund, L.P. N/A N/A N/A
York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC N/A N/A N/A
YCM Master Holdings I LP N/A N/A N/A
Dinan Management, LLC N/A N/A N/A
York Capital Management, L.P. N/A N/A N/A
York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC N/A N/A N/A
YCM Master Holdings I LP N/A N/A N/A
Dinan Management, LLC N/A N/A N/A
York Multi-Strategy Master Fund, L.P. N/A N/A N/A
York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC N/A N/A N/A
YCM Master Holdings I LP N/A N/A N/A
York Offshore Holdings II, LLC N/A N/A N/A
York European Strategic Investors Holdings Fund, L.P. N/A N/A N/A
York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC N/A N/A N/A
YCM Master Holdings I LP N/A N/A N/A
York European Focus Domestic Holdings, LLC N/A N/A N/A
York European Focus Master Fund, L.P. N/A N/A N/A
York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC N/A N/A N/A
YCM Master Holdings II LP N/A N/A N/A
York UCITs Holdings, LLC N/A N/A N/A
York Event Driven UCITS Fund N/A N/A N/A
York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC N/A N/A N/A
YCM Master Holdings I LP N/A N/A N/A
Exuma Management, LLC N/A N/A N/A
Exuma Capital, L.P. N/A N/A N/A
York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC N/A N/A N/A
YCM Master Holdings II LP N/A N/A N/A
York UCITs Holdings, LLC N/A N/A N/A
York Asia Event-Driven UCITS Fund N/A N/A N/A
York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC N/A N/A N/A
YCM Master Holdings I LP N/A N/A N/A
York Asian Opportunities Domestic Holdings, LLC N/A N/A N/A
York Asian Opportunities Investments Master Fund, L.P. N/A N/A N/A
10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:
Name of the proxy holder N/A
The number and % of voting rights held N/A
The date until which the voting rights will be held N/A
11. Additional informationxvi

   

Place of completion London, UK
Date of completion 13 April 2018