Ex-dividend date for 2015 final dividend 2015 final dividend record date Final date for receipt of DRIP mandates Annual general meeting 2015 final dividend payable Ex-dividend date for 2016 interim dividend1 2016 interim dividend record date1 2016 interim dividend payable1
Financial calendar 2016
7 April 2016 8 April 2016 22 April 2016 5 May 2016 16 May 2016 11 August 2016 12 August 2016 19 September 2016
Share dealing service
GKN shares can be traded via the internet or by phone through Shareview Dealing, a service provided by Equiniti Financial Services Ltd. For further details, visit www.shareview.co.uk/ dealing or call Equiniti on 03456 037 037. Equiniti Financial Services Ltd is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority. The registered details of the provider are available from the above number. A telephone dealing service is also available through Stocktrade. For further details telephone 0131 240 0414 (+44 131 240 0414 from outside the UK) and quote reference ‘Company Schemes Dial and Deal’. GKN does not endorse or recommend any particular share dealing service. The value of shares can fall and you may get back less than you invest; if you are unsure as to the suitability of an investment you should seek professional advice.
Please note that these dates are provisional and may be subject to change.
Annual general meeting
The annual general meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday 5 May 2016 at 195 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LN, commencing at 2.00 pm. The notice of meeting, together with an explanation of the resolutions to be considered at the meeting, is contained within the AGM circular.
GKN website and share price information
Information on GKN, including this and prior years’ annual reports, results announcements and presentations together with the GKN share price, is available on our website at www.gkn.com.
Dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP)
Shareholding enquiries and information
GKN’s register of members is maintained by Equiniti who act as our registrar. If you have any questions about your shareholding or you require any other guidance, you can contact Equiniti as follows: Equiniti Aspect House Spencer Road Lancing West Sussex BN99 6DA Tel: 0371 384 29622 (+44 121 415 7039 from outside the UK) Correspondence should refer to GKN and include your full name, address and, if available, the 8 or 11 digit reference number which can be found on your GKN share certificate, dividend stationery or proxy card. A range of shareholder information is available online at Equiniti’s website, www.shareview.co.uk. Here you can also view information on your shareholding and obtain forms that you may need to manage your shareholding, such as a change of address form or a stock transfer form.
GKN offers a DRIP which enables shareholders to reinvest their cash dividends to buy additional GKN shares. If you would like more information about the DRIP or would like to apply online, please go to Equiniti’s website, www.shareview.co.uk, or call Equiniti (details opposite).
American Depositary Receipts
GKN has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) facility in the US, with each ADR representing one GKN ordinary share. GKN’s ADRs are traded on the US over-the-counter (OTC) market under the symbol ‘GKNLY’. The ADR facility is managed by The Bank of New York Mellon. Dividend payments are generally taxable and will be distributed to ADR holders in US dollars by The Bank of New York Mellon. Any queries relating to GKN’s ADR facility should be directed to The Bank of New York Mellon: BNY Mellon Shareowner Services P.O. Box 30170 College Station TX 77842-3170 Tel: +1 888-269-2377 (toll-free number in the US) Tel: +1 201 680 6825 (international) Website: www.mybnymdr.com E-mail: email@example.com