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Pearson PLC
19 September 2016
 

 

PEARSON PLC

(the "Company")

 

 

Notification of Director and PDMRs' Interests

 

Below are details of purchases of ordinary shares of 25p each, made under the Company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP"), on the London Stock Exchange on 16 September 2016 and notified to the Company on 19 September 2016: -

 

 

 

Name of Director/PDMR

No. of Shares Purchased

Percentage of Issued Stock

Price per Share

Total Holding Following Notification

Total Percentage Following Notification

Lincoln Wallen

        20

  0.00000%

  £7.849

         902

  0.00011%

Roderick Bristow

    1064

0.00013%

  £7.849

     48,290

0.00587%

Michael Barber

      729

  0.00009%

  £7.849

32,840

   0.00399%

Albert Hitchcock

      870

0.00011%

  £7.849

39,189

0.00477%

 

The following notifications, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, give further detail.

 

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Lincoln Wallen

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Non-executive Director

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Pearson plc

b)

LEI

2138004JBXWWJKIURC57

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each in Pearson plc

 

ISIN: GB0006776081

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares arising from Company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP")

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Purchase price: £7.849 per share

20

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 20 shares

Aggregated price: £156.98

e)

Date of the transaction

16 September 2016

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Roderick Bristow

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

President, Core Markets

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Pearson plc

b)

LEI

2138004JBXWWJKIURC57

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each in Pearson plc

 

ISIN: GB0006776081

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares arising from Company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP")

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Purchase price: £7.849 per share

1064

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 1064 shares

Aggregated price: £8351.336

e)

Date of the transaction

16 September 2016

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Michael Barber

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Education Advisor

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Pearson plc

b)

LEI

2138004JBXWWJKIURC57

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each in Pearson plc

 

ISIN: GB0006776081

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares arising from Company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP")

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Purchase price: £7.849 per share

729

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 729 shares

Aggregated price: £5721.921

e)

Date of the transaction

16 September 2016

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Albert Hitchcock

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chief Technology and Operations Officer

b)

Initial notification /Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Pearson plc

b)

LEI

2138004JBXWWJKIURC57

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each in Pearson plc

 

ISIN: GB0006776081

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares arising from Company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP")

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Purchase price: £7.849 per share

870

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 870 shares

Aggregated price: £6828.63

e)

Date of the transaction

16 September 2016

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

 

 


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