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Friday 21 April, 2017


Holding(s) in Company


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

GKN plc

 2. Reason for the notification: (please state Yes/No):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: No

An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: No

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments: No

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights:  No

Other (please specify): Yes. Correction of error in notification made on 11 April 2017.

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Vulcan Value Partners, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company ("Vulcan")

C . T Fitzpatrick, an  individual resident of  Alabama, United States  of America

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):

Vulcan Value Partners, LLC is the investment advisor to (1) Vulcan Value Partners Fund, a US mutual fund, (2) Vulcan Global Value Fund, plc, an Irish domiciled UCITS fund, and (3) a number of separately-managed client accounts.

The custodian for the US mutual fund is BNY Mellon.

The custodian for the UCITS fund is Sumitomo Mitsui Trustees (Ireland) Limited.

Various custodians, numbering 42 in total, serve as custodian for the separately-managed accounts. See additional information for the full list.

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:

28 June 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

20 April 2017 (transaction originally notified on 30 June 2016).

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:


8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares
if possible using the ISIN CODE
Situation previous to the triggering  transaction Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of Shares Number of Voting       Rights Number of shares Number of voting rights % of voting rights
Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
GB0030646508 Below 5% Below 5%  N/A N/A 67,063,516 N/A 3.91%
GB0030646508 Below 5% Below 5%  N/A N/A 9,480,998 N/A 0.55%
American Depository Receipts US3617556069 Below 5% Below 5% N/A N/A 15,925,615 N/A 0.93%

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument Expiration date Exercise/Conversion period Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted % of voting rights

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument Exercise price Expiration date Exercise/Conversion          period Number of voting rights instrument refers to % of voting rights
Nominal Delta

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights % of voting rights
92,470,129 (as at 19 April 2017) 5.38% of which Vulcan exercise the voting rights over 3.91%. The voting rights of the remianing 1.48% of shares are not exercised by Vulcan, but the shares are held on behalf of their managed accounts.

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

Vulcan Value Partners, LLC is controlled by C.T Fitzpatrick by virtue of C.T. Fitzpatrick holding a majority of voting and economic rights in it.

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

13. Additional information:

The voting information in item 8A (notified details) above in this filing shows the current position of the holdings as at 19 April 2017.

The 42 custodians referred to in item 4 above are as follows:

Amalgamated Bank of Chicago


Bank of Hawaii

Bank of Oklahoma




BNY Wealth Management


Citi Private Bank

Comerica Bank


Fiduciary Trust

Fifth Third Bank

First Hawaiian Bank

First  Western

Harris Bank

JP Morgan

M&T Bank


Mellon Asset Servicing

Merrill Lynch

Morgan Stanley

National Financial Services LLC



PNC Bank


RBC Bank

Regions Trust




State Street

State Street Bank and Trust

SunTrust Bank



US Trust

Wells Fargo

Wilmington Trust

Goldman Sachs

14. Contact name: Katie Lewis, Assistant Secretary

15. Contact telephone number: 01527 533383

Details of the issuer:

Name       GKN plc

LEI:          213800QNZ22GS95OSW84

Classification of Regulated Information: 2.3 – Major shareholding notification.

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