GKN Agrees to Acquire Fokker Technologies for €706 million

Further strengthening leading Tier 1 Aerospace supplier

Date: Issue 63 - September 2015

GKN plc (“GKN”) today announces that it has agreed to acquire Fokker Technologies Group B.V (“Fokker”) from Arle Capital for an enterprise value of €706 million (£499 million). 

The acquisition of Fokker further enhances GKN’s position as a leading global supplier to the aerospace industry. The combination brings together two leading technology companies with broad product portfolios and established positions on major aircraft platforms.