GKN is a global engineering company, which is engaged in the design, manufacture and service of systems and components for original equipment manufacturers. The Company operates in four segments: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline, GKN Powder Metallurgy and GKN Land Systems. The GKN Aerospace segment is a supplier of airframe and engine structures, landing gear, electrical interconnection systems, transparencies and aftermarket services. The GKN Aerospace segment is a supplier of airframe and engine structures, landing gear, electrical interconnection systems, transparencies and aftermarket services. The GKN Powder Metallurgy segment is a manufacturer of sintered components and a producer of metal powder. The GKN Land Systems segment is a supplier of power management products and services. It designs, manufactures and supplies products and services for the agricultural, construction and utility vehicle markets and industrial segments.

Type
Public
HQ
Redditch, GB
Size (employees)
51,381 (est)+10%
Website
gkn.com
GKN is headquartered in Redditch, GB
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Key People/Management at GKN

Anne Stevens

Anne Stevens

CEO
Michael Turner

Michael Turner

Chairman
Jos Sclater

Jos Sclater

General Counsel & Company Secretary
Angus Cockburn

Angus Cockburn

Independent Non-Executive Director
Adam Walker

Adam Walker

Finance Director
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GKN Office Locations

GKN has an office in Redditch
Redditch, GB (HQ)
Ipsley House
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GKN Financials and Metrics

GKN Revenue

GKN's revenue was reported to be £9.67 b in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

9.7 b

Net income (FY, 2017)

509 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

1.2 b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

699 m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

421 m

EV

5 b
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

3.4 b3.3 b3.3 b3.5 b3.6 b3.6 b3.9 b4.4 b4.2 b5.4 b5.7 b6.5 b7.1 b7 b7.2 b8.8 b9.7 b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)4%22%

Operating expense total

3.4 b3.2 b3.3 b3.6 b3.6 b3.4 b3.6 b4.3 b4.2 b5 b5.4 b5.9 b6.6 b6.7 b6.9 b8.5 b9 b

EBITDA

362 m1.4 b240 m598 m859 m829 m562 m584 m786 m1.2 b
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

167 m105 m131 m860 m724 m342 m282 m114 m316 m438 m156 m181 m184 m319 m299 m411 m421 m

Accounts Receivable

388 m394 m424 m489 m497 m457 m509 m550 m547 m664 m840 m936 m951 m1 b1.1 b1.4 b1.4 b

Inventories

503 m488 m487 m507 m467 m470 m552 m718 m563 m637 m749 m885 m931 m971 m1.2 b1.4 b1.4 b

Current Assets

1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b2.2 b1.8 b1.4 b1.4 b1.6 b1.6 b1.9 b1.9 b2.2 b2.3 b2.5 b2.8 b3.5 b3.7 b
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

40 m103 m103 m580 m59 m177 m196 m(120 m)(39 m)326 m306 m488 m407 m174 m202 m244 m509 m

Cash From Operating Activities

439 m361 m287 m179 m265 m60 m240 m259 m227 m89 m454 m449 m709 m658 m775 m666 m476 m

Dividends Paid

108 m83 m85 m86 m86 m89 m4.3 m97 m23 m85 m101 m121 m133 m142 m150 m154 m

Cash From Financing Activities

197 m(52 m)(2 m)(156 m)(130 m)(93 m)(92 m)(259 m)177 m310 m(10 m)323 m(215 m)(135 m)108 m(294 m)106 m
GBPY, 2017

EV/EBITDA

4.1 x

EV/EBIT

7.2 x

EV/CFO

10.6 x

Revenue/Employee

196.5 k

Financial Leverage

3.5 x
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GKN Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Countries

30 30 30

Manufacturing Facilities (Aerospace)

33 62 55

Manufacturing Facilities (Driveline)

46 46 49

Manufacturing Facilities (Powder Metallurgy)

34 32 33
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GKN Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Melrose Industries April 29, 2018$11 b

GKN Revenue Breakdown

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GKN revenue breakdown by business segment: 7.5% from GKN Land Systems, 11.0% from GKN Powder Metallurgy, 45.0% from GKN Driveline and 36.5% from GKN Aerospace

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GKN News and Updates

The GKN break-up is a test for Melrose

Vultures. Asset-strippers. Corporate predators. The board of Melrose has had these perjorative labels and more thrown at it in the months since its initial bid approach for GKN. This week’s approval by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States of the £8bn takeover removed the final…

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Donald Trump’s protective tariff threat in the US, and the trade war it presages has been condemned by almost all commentators on both the political left and right. However, the same ideas that animate protectionism in the form of tariff barriers also animate behind the border regulatory protecti…

Melrose has won the battle for engineering giant GKN

The long-running takeover battle for GKN has finally drawn to a close, with Melrose Industries snatching the engineering giant from the grip of its board. The "most bitter takeover battle in recent memory", according to Interactive Investor's Lee Wild, will now end with London-listed Melrose merg…
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GKN Company Life and Culture

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