Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 9642N
Pearson PLC
04 October 2021
 

PEARSON PLC

(the "Company")

 

Notification of Director and PDMRs' Interests

 

 

Below are details of purchases (made under the Company's Non-Executive Directors' Share Purchase Plan) of Pearson plc ordinary shares of 25p each and American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) made on the London and New York Stock Exchanges on behalf of the Company's Chair and Non-Executive Directors on 30 September 2021:

 

 

Name of Director

No. of Shares Purchased

Price per Share*

Total Holding Following Notification

Elizabeth Corley

2,246

£7.24

39,206

Sherry Coutu

535

£7.24

6,566

Graeme Pitkethly

290

£7.24

9,162

Tim Score

2,367

£7.24

54,593

Lincoln Wallen

544

£7.24

13,490

 

 

Name of Director

No. of ADRs Purchased

Price per ADR*

Total Holding Following Notification

Linda Lorimer

576

$9.72

15,435

Sidney Taurel

4,143

$9.72

234,894

 

* rounded to two decimal places.

 

The following notifications, made in accordance with the requirements of the 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

Elizabeth Corley

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 Non-Executive Directors' Share Purchase Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Purchase price: £7.242 per share

2,246

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,246 shares

Aggregated price: £16,265.53

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Sherry Coutu

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 Non-Executive Directors' Share Purchase Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Purchase price: £7.242 per share

535

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 535 shares

Aggregated price: £3,874.47

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Graeme Pitkethly

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 Non-Executive Directors' Share Purchase Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Purchase price: £7.242 per share

290

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 290 shares

Aggregated price: £2,100.18

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Tim Score

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 Non-Executive Directors' Share Purchase Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Purchase price: £7.242 per share

2,367

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,367 shares

Aggregated price: £17,141.81

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

 

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 Non-Executive Directors' Share Purchase Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Purchase price: £7.242 per share

544

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 544 shares

Aggregated price: £3,939.65

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Linda Lorimer

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

American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) in Pearson plc (each ADR represents one ordinary share of 25 pence in Pearson plc)

ISIN: US7050151056

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares arising from Company's Non-Executive Directors' Share Purchase Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Purchase price: $9.7244 per ADR

576

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 576 ADRs

Aggregated price: $5,601.25

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

New York Stock Exchange (XNYS)

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Sidney Taurel

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chair

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

American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) in Pearson plc (each ADR represents one ordinary share of 25 pence in Pearson plc)

ISIN: US7050151056

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares arising from Company's Non-Executive Directors' Share Purchase Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Purchase price: $9.7244 per ADR

4,143

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 4,143 ADRs

Aggregated price: $40,288.19

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2021

f)

Place of the transaction

New York Stock Exchange (XNYS)

 

 

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