GKN plc

GKN plc

GKN plc

Overview
Date Founded

1759

Headquarters

Ipsley House,Ipsley Church Lane,Redditch, Worcestershire B98 0TL

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

51.5K

Industries

Auto Parts & Tires
Automobiles

Company Description

GKN Plc engages in engineering business. It designs, manufactures, service systems and components of aircraft, vehicle and machinery. The company operates through three segments: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy. The GKN Aerospace segment focuses on the supply of aerostructures, engine products and systems, and electrical wiring systems. The GKN Driveline deals with the supply of automotive driveline systems and solutions. The GKN Powder Metallurgy involves in the manufacture of sintered components and in the production of metal powder. The company was founded on September 19, 1759 and is headquartered in Redditch, the United Kingdom.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer, GKN Driveline Ltd

Head of Strategy & Communications

Group Finance Director

Group Human Resources Director

Director, Investor Relations

Company Secretary

Chief Executive Officer GKN Powder Metallurgy

Chief Executive GKN Aerospace

President

Chief Financial Officer

Board of Directors

Former Chief Executive Officer at BAE Systems Plc

Former Executive Vice Chairman & Director at Melrose Holdings Ltd.

Executive Director & Group Finance Director at Melrose Holdings Ltd.

Council Member-Engineering Royal Academy at Bangor University

Executive Chairman at Melrose Holdings Ltd.

Secretary & Director at GKN Holdings Plc

Managing Director at Elster Group SE

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Melrose Holdings Ltd.

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The Renaissance Group specializes in domestic, international, REIT, balanced, asset allocation and fixed-income strategies across all market capitalization ranges. The firm's bond portfolios are generally comprised of a diversified mix of holdingsincluding U.S. Treasury and Credit issues, and select fixed income ETFs and mutual funds, including those that invest in international and high yield bonds. Their investment process blends proprietary quantitative models with qualitative research to build a portfolio for each strategy of companies that exhibit both good growth characteristics and reasonable valuations.

Recent Transactions
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Dana, Inc. purchases GKN Plc /Driveline Division from GKN plc

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Saab AB purchases Applied Composites AB from GKN plc

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JW Hill LLC purchases GKN Aerospace Bandy Machining, Inc. from GKN plc

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Advised onLeonardo SpA purchases AgustaWestland SpA from GKN plc

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Advised onLeonardo SpA purchases AgustaWestland SpA from GKN plc

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Advised onGKN plc purchases Volvo Aero Corp. from AB Volvo

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Advised onGKN plc purchases Fokker Technologies Group BV from Arle Capital Partners Ltd.

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Advised onDana, Inc. purchases GKN Plc /Driveline Division from GKN plc

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Advised onGKN plc purchases Fokker Technologies Group BV from Arle Capital Partners Ltd.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Legal Advisor

Consultant at Allens

Clients

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Lockheed Martin Corp. engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services. It operates through the following business segments: Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS), and Space. The Aeronautics segment researches, designs, developst, manufactures, integrates, sustains, supports, and upgrades advanced military aircraft, including combat and air mobility aircraft, unmanned air vehicles, and related technologies. The MFC segment provides air and missile defense systems; tactical missiles and air-to-ground precision strike weapon systems; logistics; fire control systems; mission operations support, readiness, engineering support and integration services; manned and unmanned ground vehicles; and energy management solutions. The RMS segment offers design, manufacture, service, and support for a variety of military and commercial helicopters; ship and submarine mission and combat systems; mission systems and sensors for rotary and fixed-wing aircraft; sea and land-based missile defense systems; radar systems; the Littoral Combat Ship; simulation and training services; and unmanned systems and technologies. The Space segment comprises of the research and development, design, engineering and production of satellites, strategic, and defensive missile systems and space transportation systems. The company was founded in March 1995 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

General Dynamics is a market leader in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and mission-critical information systems and technology. The company was formed in 1952 through the combination of the Electric Boat Company, Consolidated Vultee (CONVAIR) and several others. The company grew organically and through acquisitions until the early 1990s, when they sold many of our defense-related businesses. Starting in the mid-1990s, they began expanding by acquiring combat vehicle-related businesses, additional shipyards, information-technology product and service companies and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$8.01B
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$9.67B
EBITDA
$996M
Investments
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Suppliers
Senior Plc Auto Parts & Tires | Rickmansworth, HR

Senior Plc designs, manufactures and markets technology components and systems. The company operates its business through two divisions: Aerospace and Flexonics. The Aerospace division offers various products and systems for structures, fluid conveyance, and gas turbine engines. Its products include airframe and system components & assemblies; high-pressure and low-pressure engineered ducting systems; engineered control bellows, sensors and assemblies; fabricated engine components; and fluid systems ducting & control products. The Flexonics division manufactures flexible automotive components, and offers products for land vehicle emission control and industrial process control applications. This segment's products include exhaust gas recycling coolers, fuel mixing & distribution systems, flexible couplings, engineered expansion joints, dampers & diverters, flexible hose assemblies & control bellows, and fuel cells & heat exchangers. The company serves the aerospace, defense, land vehicle and energy markets. Senior was founded by David Lycett Green on December 18, 1933 and is headquartered in Rickmansworth, the United Kingdom.

Hexcel Corp. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | Wilmington, DE

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Prevas AB IT Consulting & Services | Västerås, VM

Prevas AB engages in the provision of information technology solutions and services. It offers product development, embedded systems, and industrial information technology and automation. It operates through the following segments: Sweden, Denmark, and Others. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Vasteras, Sweden.

Competitors
Johnson Electric Holdings Ltd. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing - Hamilton, HC

Johnson Electric is the leader in motion subsystems, including motors, solenoids, switches and flexible interconnects. We serve many industries, including Automotive, Building Automation and Security, Business Machines, Defense and Aerospace, Food and Beverage, Home Technologies, HVAC, Industrial Equipment, Medical Devices, Personal Care, Power Equipment and Power Tools. Our technology leadership, application expertise and global footprint make Johnson Electric the ideal partner for custom product development projects. Johnson Electric is an international company that is committed to making our customers successful by providing product differentiation and supply chain excellence. For product designers who demand performance leadership and assurance of supply, Johnson Electric is the safe choice.

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. Auto Parts & Tires - Detroit, MI

AAM is a leading, global Tier-One automotive supplier of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components for light trucks, SUVs, passenger cars, crossover vehicles and commercial vehicles with a regionally cost competitive and operationally flexible global manufacturing, engineering and sourcing footprint . Through highly-engineered, advanced technology products, processes and systems and industry leading operating performance, the AAM team provides a competitive advantage to our customers.

Fine Sinter Co., Ltd. Metal Manufacturing & Products - Kasugai, AI

Fine Sinter Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of powder metallurgical products. It operates through the following segments: Powder Metallurgy, Hydraulic Unit, and Others. The Powder Metallurgy segment manufactures and sells sintered parts for automotive, railroad, and industrial fields. The Hydraulic Unit segment deals with the manufacture and sale of sintered parts for small hydraulic equipment. The Others segment engages in power generation and sales. The company was founded on December 14, 1950 and is headquartered in Kasugai, Japan.