UK components maker GKN has announced that, through its German subsidiary company GKN Automotive GmbH, it will increase its current 51% shareholding in GKN Driveshafts (India) Ltd. The move follows an open offer to all public shareholders at Rs 55/- (79p) per share following an agreement with International Finance Corporation (IFC) to acquire its 14.1% shareholding of 1.8 million shares at Rs.55/- per share.