April 27, 2018 / 6:20 AM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-Melrose Industries Says Looks To Compulsorily Acquire Remaining GKN Shares

April 27 (Reuters) - Melrose Industries Plc:

* COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF REMAINING GKN SHARES

* NOW ACQUIRED, UNCONDITIONALLY CONTRACTED TO ACQUIRE OR RECEIVED VALID ACCEPTANCES OF OFFER IN RESPECT OF MORE THAN 90 PERCENT OF VALUE OF GKN

* EXPECTS THAT SUCH OUTSTANDING GKN SHARES WILL BE COMPULSORILY ACQUIRED BY MELROSE

* AS AT 3.00 P.M. ON 26 APRIL 2018, MELROSE RECEIVED ACCEPTANCES OF OFFER IN RESPECT OF 1,561,321,133 GKN SHARES, REPRESENTING ABOUT 90.53 PERCENT Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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