GKN is a global engineering group. Every day around the world we drive the wheels of hundreds of millions of cars, we help thousands of aircraft to fly, we deliver the power to move earth and harvest crops, and we make essential components for industries that touch lives across the globe. 

We work at the cutting-edge of manufacturing, creating new technologies and innovative products for our global customers. 

Together we are 50,000 people across more than 30 countries – a global engineering network with endless opportunities for people with the ability and drive to help us grow. 
Company Growth (employees)
Redditch, GB
Size (employees)
51,381 (est)+10%
Gkn is headquartered in Redditch, GB

Key People at Gkn

Michael  Turner

Michael Turner

Jos  Sclater

Jos Sclater

General Counsel & Company Secretary
Nigel  Stein

Nigel Stein

Chief Executive
Angus  Cockburn

Angus Cockburn

Independent non-executive Director
Adam  Walker

Adam Walker

Finance Director

Gkn Office Locations

Gkn has an office in Redditch
Redditch, GB (HQ)
Ipsley House

Gkn Data and Metrics

Gkn Financial Metrics

Gkn's revenue was reported to be £8.8 b in FY, 2016 which is a 22% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

8.8 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

244 m

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

5.6 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

411 m
Gkn's current market capitalization is £5.6 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


7.1 b7 b7.2 b8.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

484 m221 m245 m292 m

Net Income

407 m174 m202 m244 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


184 m319 m299 m411 m

Accounts Receivable

951 m1 b1.1 b1.4 b

Current Assets

2.3 b2.5 b2.8 b3.5 b


2.5 b2.7 b2.8 b3.5 b


1.5 b1.4 b1.9 b1.9 b

Total Assets

6.2 b6.7 b7.5 b9 b

Accounts Payable

1 b1.2 b1.6 b

Current Liabilities

1.7 b1.9 b2.2 b2.7 b

Total Liabilities

4.5 b5.2 b5.6 b6.8 b

Retained Earnings

274 m36 m55 m92 m

Total Equity

1.8 b1.5 b1.9 b2.1 b

Financial Leverage

3.5 x4.5 x4 x4.2 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

709 m658 m775 m666 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(215 m)(135 m)108 m(294 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(77 m)(47 m)(43 m)(48 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

4.2 x

Gkn Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016





Manufacturing Facilities (Aerospace)


Manufacturing Facilities (Driveline)


Manufacturing Facilities (Powder Metallurgy)


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    Will GKN go cap in hand to debt markets to manage £2bn pension hole?

    Engineering group GKN is preparing to go to debt markets to raise £200m in an attempt to placate the trustees of its pension scheme, according to reports. The FTSE 100 group is in the middle of a three-yearly review of its pension scheme with 2016 accounting valuations revealing its deficit had s…

    GKN offloads pension scheme in £190m with insurer

    Engineering giant GKN has shaken up its pension scheme and offloaded pension liabilities to a specialist insurer in a deal worth £190m. Pension aggregator Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) will take on 20 per cent of the liabilities of the scheme in a pension buyout of specific members. Read…

    GKN to close Yeovil helicopter site, putting hundreds of jobs at risk

    Maker of airframes for Royal Navy helicopters says Somerset site no longer viable with Leonardo’s plans to take all AW159 helicopter work back in-house Hundreds of jobs may be lost in Somerset after GKN said it would close a plant that makes helicopter components at the end of next year.The company …

    Shares in engineering group GKN close down on slowing growth warning

    Shares in engineering group GKN closed 2.9 per cent lower today after the group warned it might have a bumpy road ahead in its major markets.  Sales performed in line with expectations in the nine months to 30 September, rising 21 per cent to £6.9bn, the company said in a trading update. Howev…

    Unite urges government to step in over GKN job losses

    Britain's biggest trade union warned that the government needs to bring in its new industrial strategy urgently, as 221 jobs at the Yeovil GKN plant, which makes airframes for Royal Navy helicopters are set to be cut. Unite said that Theresa May's "much-trumpeted" industrial strategy needed "fles…
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