Proactiveinvestors Australia GKN https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au Proactiveinvestors Australia GKN RSS feed en Fri, 05 Jun 2020 15:31:45 +1000 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Genera CMS action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) Melrose Industries says GKN turnaround 'on track' in first half https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/902100/melrose-industries-says-gkn-turnaround--on-track--in-first-half-902100.html Thu, 05 Sep 2019 12:22:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/902100/melrose-industries-says-gkn-turnaround--on-track--in-first-half-902100.html Melrose closer to full ownership of GKN after receiving further shareholder acceptances https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/195936/melrose-closer-to-full-ownership-of-gkn-after-receiving-further-shareholder-acceptances-195936.html Fri, 27 Apr 2018 07:51:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/195936/melrose-closer-to-full-ownership-of-gkn-after-receiving-further-shareholder-acceptances-195936.html GKN's first quarter profits dragged lower by US aerospace unit before Melrose takeover https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/195646/gkn-s-first-quarter-profits-dragged-lower-by-us-aerospace-unit-before-melrose-takeover-195646.html Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:41:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/195646/gkn-s-first-quarter-profits-dragged-lower-by-us-aerospace-unit-before-melrose-takeover-195646.html Melrose to cancel GKN's shares in London after winning takeover battle https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/195123/melrose-to-cancel-gkn-s-shares-in-london-after-winning-takeover-battle-195123.html Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:05:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/195123/melrose-to-cancel-gkn-s-shares-in-london-after-winning-takeover-battle-195123.html Government reviews Melrose's hostile takeover of GKN amid calls to block deal https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/194145/government-reviews-melrose-s-hostile-takeover-of-gkn-amid-calls-to-block-deal-194145.html Tue, 03 Apr 2018 10:06:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/194145/government-reviews-melrose-s-hostile-takeover-of-gkn-amid-calls-to-block-deal-194145.html Melrose declares narrow victory in bitter battle to takeover GKN with acceptances of 52.43% https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/194052/melrose-declares-narrow-victory-in-bitter-battle-to-takeover-gkn-with-acceptances-of-5243-194052.html Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:15:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/194052/melrose-declares-narrow-victory-in-bitter-battle-to-takeover-gkn-with-acceptances-of-5243-194052.html GKN shares could sink if investors turn down hostile takeover bid, Melrose warns https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193942/gkn-shares-could-sink-if-investors-turn-down-hostile-takeover-bid-melrose-warns-193942.html Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:28:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193942/gkn-shares-could-sink-if-investors-turn-down-hostile-takeover-bid-melrose-warns-193942.html GKN tells shareholders to 'ignore' Melrose hostile takeover bid ahead of deal deadline https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193891/gkn-tells-shareholders-to-ignore-melrose-hostile-takeover-bid-ahead-of-deal-deadline-193891.html Tue, 27 Mar 2018 13:15:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193891/gkn-tells-shareholders-to-ignore-melrose-hostile-takeover-bid-ahead-of-deal-deadline-193891.html Melrose tries to soothe business secretary's concerns on hostile takeover bid for GKN https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193870/melrose-tries-to-soothe-business-secretary-s-concerns-on-hostile-takeover-bid-for-gkn-193870.html Tue, 27 Mar 2018 09:58:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193870/melrose-tries-to-soothe-business-secretary-s-concerns-on-hostile-takeover-bid-for-gkn-193870.html GKN showing signs of desperation, Melrose claims ahead of verdict on takeover bid https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193803/gkn-showing-signs-of-desperation-melrose-claims-ahead-of-verdict-on-takeover-bid-193803.html Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:03:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193803/gkn-showing-signs-of-desperation-melrose-claims-ahead-of-verdict-on-takeover-bid-193803.html GKN receives sweetened offer from Dana as deadline for Melrose takeover bid looms https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193762/gkn-receives-sweetened-offer-from-dana-as-deadline-for-melrose-takeover-bid-looms-193762.html Mon, 26 Mar 2018 08:41:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193762/gkn-receives-sweetened-offer-from-dana-as-deadline-for-melrose-takeover-bid-looms-193762.html Activist investor Elliott Advisors backs Melrose's hostile takeover bid for GKN https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193728/activist-investor-elliott-advisors-backs-melrose-s-hostile-takeover-bid-for-gkn-193728.html Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:23:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193728/activist-investor-elliott-advisors-backs-melrose-s-hostile-takeover-bid-for-gkn-193728.html Melrose reaches deal with GKN's pension scheme trustees as takeover battle continues https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193614/melrose-reaches-deal-with-gkn-s-pension-scheme-trustees-as-takeover-battle-continues-193614.html Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:09:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193614/melrose-reaches-deal-with-gkn-s-pension-scheme-trustees-as-takeover-battle-continues-193614.html GKN-Melrose takeover approval hinges on long-term view by investors, says Numis https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193548/gkn-melrose-takeover-approval-hinges-on-long-term-view-by-investors-says-numis-193548.html Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:38:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193548/gkn-melrose-takeover-approval-hinges-on-long-term-view-by-investors-says-numis-193548.html GKN tells shareholders to vote against 'opportunistic' Melrose bid as deal deadline looms https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193534/gkn-tells-shareholders-to-vote-against-opportunistic-melrose-bid-as-deal-deadline-looms-193534.html Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:27:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193534/gkn-tells-shareholders-to-vote-against-opportunistic-melrose-bid-as-deal-deadline-looms-193534.html GKN slams 'misleading' claims by Melrose about its pension liabilties as takeover battle rages on https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193451/gkn-slams-misleading-claims-by-melrose-about-its-pension-liabilties-as-takeover-battle-rages-on-193451.html Tue, 20 Mar 2018 08:07:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193451/gkn-slams-misleading-claims-by-melrose-about-its-pension-liabilties-as-takeover-battle-rages-on-193451.html Melrose and Dana sweeten deals with GKN as takeover battle intensifies https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193358/melrose-and-dana-sweeten-deals-with-gkn-as-takeover-battle-intensifies-193358.html Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:38:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193358/melrose-and-dana-sweeten-deals-with-gkn-as-takeover-battle-intensifies-193358.html GKN could stop getting business from Airbus if Melrose takeover goes ahead https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193234/gkn-could-stop-getting-business-from-airbus-if-melrose-takeover-goes-ahead-193234.html Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:30:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193234/gkn-could-stop-getting-business-from-airbus-if-melrose-takeover-goes-ahead-193234.html GKN reviews third takeover bid from Melrose Industries https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192971/gkn-reviews-third-takeover-bid-from-melrose-industries-192971.html Mon, 12 Mar 2018 08:41:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192971/gkn-reviews-third-takeover-bid-from-melrose-industries-192971.html GKN and Dana confirm US$6.1bn deal to merge automotive businesses, with new firm to be based in UK, listed in New York https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192926/gkn-and-dana-confirm-us61bn-deal-to-merge-automotive-businesses-with-new-firm-to-be-based-in-uk-listed-in-new-york-192926.html Fri, 09 Mar 2018 15:25:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192926/gkn-and-dana-confirm-us61bn-deal-to-merge-automotive-businesses-with-new-firm-to-be-based-in-uk-listed-in-new-york-192926.html GKN lays out strategic plan as Melrose shareholders approve hostile takeover bid https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192832/gkn-lays-out-strategic-plan-as-melrose-shareholders-approve-hostile-takeover-bid-192832.html Thu, 08 Mar 2018 13:28:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192832/gkn-lays-out-strategic-plan-as-melrose-shareholders-approve-hostile-takeover-bid-192832.html GKN tells lawmakers it has received many approaches since Melrose hostile bid https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192669/gkn-tells-lawmakers-it-has-received-many-approaches-since-melrose-hostile-bid-192669.html Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:30:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192669/gkn-tells-lawmakers-it-has-received-many-approaches-since-melrose-hostile-bid-192669.html GKN in talks to sell Driveline to Dana as it continues to fend off hostile bid from Melrose https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192501/gkn-in-talks-to-sell-driveline-to-dana-as-it-continues-to-fend-off-hostile-bid-from-melrose-192501.html Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:24:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192501/gkn-in-talks-to-sell-driveline-to-dana-as-it-continues-to-fend-off-hostile-bid-from-melrose-192501.html Melrose picks holes in GKN's full year results as it pursues hostile takeover https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192248/melrose-picks-holes-in-gkn-s-full-year-results-as-it-pursues-hostile-takeover-192248.html Tue, 27 Feb 2018 13:00:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192248/melrose-picks-holes-in-gkn-s-full-year-results-as-it-pursues-hostile-takeover-192248.html GKN plans to return £2.5bn to shareholders in three years as it continues takeover fight https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/191631/gkn-plans-to-return-25bn-to-shareholders-in-three-years-as-it-continues-takeover-fight-191631.html Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:10:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/191631/gkn-plans-to-return-25bn-to-shareholders-in-three-years-as-it-continues-takeover-fight-191631.html GKN takes another swipe at Melrose as it warns takeover would weaken pension scheme https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190742/gkn-takes-another-swipe-at-melrose-as-it-warns-takeover-would-weaken-pension-scheme-190742.html Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:55:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190742/gkn-takes-another-swipe-at-melrose-as-it-warns-takeover-would-weaken-pension-scheme-190742.html GKN lifts sales forecast for electric car unit as it fights off Melrose hostile takeover https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190363/gkn-lifts-sales-forecast-for-electric-car-unit-as-it-fights-off-melrose-hostile-takeover-190363.html Mon, 22 Jan 2018 08:02:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190363/gkn-lifts-sales-forecast-for-electric-car-unit-as-it-fights-off-melrose-hostile-takeover-190363.html ‘That’s a fake premium!’: GKN takes aim at Melrose’s “misleading” comments https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190233/thats-a-fake-premium-gkn-takes-aim-at-melroses-misleading-comments-190233.html Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:15:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190233/thats-a-fake-premium-gkn-takes-aim-at-melroses-misleading-comments-190233.html GKN swats away second takeover bid from Melrose https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190161/gkn-swats-away-second-takeover-bid-from-melrose-190161.html Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:00:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190161/gkn-swats-away-second-takeover-bid-from-melrose-190161.html GKN downgraded by Numis as Melrose continues to pursue takeover https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190022/gkn-downgraded-by-numis-as-melrose-continues-to-pursue-takeover-190022.html Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:41:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190022/gkn-downgraded-by-numis-as-melrose-continues-to-pursue-takeover-190022.html Melrose to meet with GKN shareholders to pursue £7bn takeover https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190010/melrose-to-meet-with-gkn-shareholders-to-pursue-7bn-takeover-190010.html Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:20:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190010/melrose-to-meet-with-gkn-shareholders-to-pursue-7bn-takeover-190010.html GKN shares take-off as it reveals rejected takeover proposal, unveils plans to separate its businesses https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/189939/gkn-shares-take-off-as-it-reveals-rejected-takeover-proposal-unveils-plans-to-separate-its-businesses-189939.html Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:20:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/189939/gkn-shares-take-off-as-it-reveals-rejected-takeover-proposal-unveils-plans-to-separate-its-businesses-189939.html GKN shares descend as it ousts incoming CEO and warns of further write-off to US aerospace arm https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/187347/gkn-shares-descend-as-it-ousts-incoming-ceo-and-warns-of-further-write-off-to-us-aerospace-arm-187347.html Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:00:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/187347/gkn-shares-descend-as-it-ousts-incoming-ceo-and-warns-of-further-write-off-to-us-aerospace-arm-187347.html GKN shares take-off amid business split reports; Liberum Capital upgrades to 'hold' https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/186021/gkn-shares-take-off-amid-business-split-reports-liberum-capital-upgrades-to-hold--186021.html Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:19:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/186021/gkn-shares-take-off-amid-business-split-reports-liberum-capital-upgrades-to-hold--186021.html GKN shares fall on deluge of broker downgrades after profit warning https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/185638/GKN-shares-fall-on-deluge-of-broker-downgrades-after-profit-warning-185638.html Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:24:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/185638/GKN-shares-fall-on-deluge-of-broker-downgrades-after-profit-warning-185638.html GKN shares plunge on profit warning prompted by legal claims and US aerospace difficulties https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/185556/gkn-shares-plunge-on-profit-warning-prompted-by-legal-claims-and-us-aerospace-difficulties-185556.html Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:41:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/185556/gkn-shares-plunge-on-profit-warning-prompted-by-legal-claims-and-us-aerospace-difficulties-185556.html GKN in strong position with electric vehicle innovations but challenges lie ahead, analysts say https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/181485/gkn-in-strong-position-with-electric-vehicle-innovations-but-challenges-lie-ahead-analysts-say-181485.html Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:14:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/181485/gkn-in-strong-position-with-electric-vehicle-innovations-but-challenges-lie-ahead-analysts-say-181485.html GKN boosts investment in electric vehicle technology as it reports rise in first half profits https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/181456/gkn-boosts-investment-in-electric-vehicle-technology-as-it-reports-rise-in-first-half-profits-181456.html Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:30:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/181456/gkn-boosts-investment-in-electric-vehicle-technology-as-it-reports-rise-in-first-half-profits-181456.html Britain to ban diesel and petrol vehicles by 2040 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/181467/britain-to-ban-diesel-and-petrol-vehicles-by-2040-181467.html Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:22:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/181467/britain-to-ban-diesel-and-petrol-vehicles-by-2040-181467.html GKN cautions that encouraging growth rate achieved in the year to date may not be sustained https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/176917/gkn-cautions-that-encouraging-growth-rate-achieved-in-the-year-to-date-may-not-be-sustained-176917.html Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:07:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/176917/gkn-cautions-that-encouraging-growth-rate-achieved-in-the-year-to-date-may-not-be-sustained-176917.html GKN's annual profits rise as sales bolstered by growth in auto business https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/173910/gkn-s-annual-profits-rise-as-sales-bolstered-by-growth-in-auto-business-173910.html Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:02:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/173910/gkn-s-annual-profits-rise-as-sales-bolstered-by-growth-in-auto-business-173910.html GKN posts higher profits but sees flat aerospace sales https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/122844/gkn-posts-higher-profits-but-sees-flat-aerospace-sales-122844.html Tue, 23 Feb 2016 08:35:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/122844/gkn-posts-higher-profits-but-sees-flat-aerospace-sales-122844.html GKN sees softer fourth quarter markets but sales rise https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/116517/gkn-sees-softer-fourth-quarter-markets-but-sales-rise-116517.html Thu, 22 Oct 2015 07:50:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/116517/gkn-sees-softer-fourth-quarter-markets-but-sales-rise-116517.html City encouraged by GKN’s latest addition https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/109458/city-encouraged-by-gkns-latest-addition-109458.html Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:34:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/109458/city-encouraged-by-gkns-latest-addition-109458.html GKN buys WWI aircraft maker Fokker for £500mln https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/109425/gkn-buys-wwi-aircraft-maker-fokker-for-500mln-109425.html Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:30:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/109425/gkn-buys-wwi-aircraft-maker-fokker-for-500mln-109425.html GKN’s mixed bag reveals it is still on course to grow https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/62881/gkns-mixed-bag-reveals-it-is-still-on-course-to-grow-73466.html Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:34:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/62881/gkns-mixed-bag-reveals-it-is-still-on-course-to-grow-73466.html Automotive demand drives GKN https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/265166/automotive-demand-drives-gkn-16747.html The recent weakness has largely been driven by foreign exchange concerns, overlooking the strong underlying growth that should continue in GKN’s key markets

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GKN says military spending remains under pressure, sees adverse currency impact https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/55981/gkn-says-military-spending-remains-under-pressure-sees-adverse-currency-impact--66126.html Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:35:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/55981/gkn-says-military-spending-remains-under-pressure-sees-adverse-currency-impact--66126.html GKN’s drive towards aerospace https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/259502/gkns-drive-towards-aerospace-10968.html The addition of Volvo will start to contribute to earnings this quarter and given the discount to peers, should enable the shares to re-rate higher.

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Sat, 20 Oct 2012 07:00:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/259502/gkns-drive-towards-aerospace-10968.html
GKN acquires Volvo Aero for £633m https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/37730/gkn-acquires-volvo-aero-for-633m-45102.html Thu, 05 Jul 2012 07:36:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/37730/gkn-acquires-volvo-aero-for-633m-45102.html GKN: Engine for Growth https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/257516/gkn-engine-for-growth-8859.html GKN’s full year results on 28th February were very respectable, easily beating forecasts in terms of profits, revenue and even dividend.

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GKN raises dividend 20 pct after strong full-year results https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/33181/gkn-raises-dividend-20-pct-after-strong-full-year-results-39519.html Tue, 28 Feb 2012 09:05:00 +1100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/33181/gkn-raises-dividend-20-pct-after-strong-full-year-results-39519.html GKN: The shares look ready for the next bull leg higher https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/254212/gkn-the-shares-look-ready-for-the-next-bull-leg-higher--5561.html GKN is a strong, developing chart which suggests an immediate push on 241.2p with 286.8p possible (over 30% upside) and long term technicals remain positive. The financial performance continues to improve while the shares are enticingly valued and also yield a very decent dividend. GKN looks to be a very good company to buy and hold. 

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GKN plans to raise £423 million in 6 for 5 rights issue https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/4521/gkn-plans-to-raise-423-million-in-6-for-5-rights-issue-6203.html Thu, 18 Jun 2009 07:37:00 +1000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/4521/gkn-plans-to-raise-423-million-in-6-for-5-rights-issue-6203.html