GKN Group Overview

  • Founded
  • 1900

Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 59,000

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 6

  • Investments
  • 32

GKN Group General Information

Description

Manufacturer and designer of services systems and components. The company's services systems and components include airframe and engine structures, landing gear, electrical interconnection systems, sideshafts, propshafts, couplings, power transfer units, rear drive modules, electric axles, transmissions and motors, bearings and filters, metal injection moulded components and powders, enabling aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers to avail quality components for manufacturing aircraft, vehicle and machinery.

Contact Information

Website
www.gkn.com
Formerly Known As
Dowlais Iron Co, Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Construction and Engineering
Other Industries
Aerospace and Defense
Automotive
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • PO Box 55
  • Ipsley House, Ipsley Church Lane
  • Redditch B98 0TL
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 01527 000000

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GKN Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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GKN Group Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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GKN Group Competitors (15)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
ZF Friedrichshafen Corporation Friedrichshafen, Germany 000000
00000000 0000 & 00 Corporation Detroit, MI 00000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
0000000 Formerly PE-Backed Pickering, Canada 0000 000000&0
00000 Corporation Stuttgart, Germany 00000
00000(0000000000 0 Corporation Paris, France 000000 00000 000000000 00000
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GKN Group Patents

GKN Group Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
DE-202022100027-U1 Constant velocity joint Active 03-Jan-2022 000000000
DE-202020000864-U1 Ball constant velocity joint in the form of a cageless sliding joint Active 03-Mar-2020 000000000
DE-102019134393-A1 Drive shaft assembly for a motor vehicle Pending 13-Dec-2019 000000000
EP-4062080-A1 Tripod type constant velocity joint Pending 18-Nov-2019 0000000000
US-20220381298-A1 Tripod type constant velocity joint Pending 18-Nov-2019 F16D3/2055
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GKN Group Executive Team (21)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Kevin Cummings Chief Executive & Board Member
Bob Saunders Chief Executive Officer
Peter Oberparleiter Ph.D Chief Executive Officer of GKN Powder Metallurgy
Ian Griffiths Managing Director
Graham Chisnall Director of Corporate Strategy
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GKN Group Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
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0000000 000000 GKN Group Chairman 000 0000
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GKN Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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GKN Group Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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GKN Group Investments & Acquisitions (32)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000000 (00 08-Nov-2017 00000 0000 Aerospace and Defense
00000000 0000 02-Jun-2017 0000000000 Industrial Supplies and Parts 00000 000
000000 000000 28-Oct-2015 0000000000 00000 Aerospace and Defense 00000 000
000000 000000 11-Jun-2015 0000000000 Industrial Supplies and Parts 00000 000
Williams Hybrid Power 01-Apr-2014 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Machinery (B2B) 000000 00
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GKN Group Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
000 00000 0000000 Corporate Pension Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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GKN Group Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000 0000000 05-Sep-2011 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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000 00000000 22-Jun-2011 000000000 00000000 Completed
  • 000 00000
000 00000000 27-Sep-2007 00000 00000 00 00.000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
000 00000 (0000000 01-Jan-1999 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Vitesco Technologies Emitec Corporate Completed
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