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RNS Number : 5428H
Pearson PLC
01 August 2019
 

PEARSON PLC

(the "Company")

 

 

Notification of Director's Interests

 

The Company announces that it has received notification that Josh Lewis, a non-executive director of the Company, has, for personal estate planning purposes, dematerialised his certificated holding of American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) in the Company.

 

This process involved the transfer of a total of 10,346 ADRs, each representing one ordinary 25p share in the Company, to a Fidelity Investments nominee account held in the name of Mr Lewis and his spouse, Teresa D Lewis, and then a further transfer on to a Fidelity Investments nominee account held in the name of Mr Lewis's personal trust.

 

Following the transactions outlined above, Mr Lewis's beneficial interest in the Company remains unchanged.

 

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

Josh Lewis

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

Dematerialisation of certificated holding involving the transfer of ADRs in the Company to a Fidelity Investments nominee account held in the name of Mr Lewis and his Person Closely Associated, Teresa Lewis

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

400 ADRs

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 400 ADRs

Aggregated price: nil

e)

Date of the transaction

2019-06-28

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

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

Dematerialisation of certificated holding involving the transfer of ADRs in the Company to a Fidelity Investments nominee account held in the name of Mr Lewis and his Person Closely Associated, Teresa Lewis

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

8,861 ADRs

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 8,861 ADRs

Aggregated price: nil

e)

Date of the transaction

2019-07-01

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue



 

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

Dematerialisation of certificated holding involving the transfer of ADRs in the Company to a Fidelity Investments nominee account held in the name of Mr Lewis and his Person Closely Associated, Teresa Lewis

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

1,085 ADRs

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 1,085 ADRs

Aggregated price: nil

e)

Date of the transaction

2019-07-08

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

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

Transfer of 10,346 ADRs in the Company from a Fidelity Investments nominee account held in the name of Mr Lewis and his Person Closely Associated, Teresa D Lewis, to a Fidelity Investments nominee account held in the name of The S. Joshua Lewis Revocable Trust

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

10,346 ADRs

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 10,346 ADRs

Aggregated price: nil

e)

Date of the transaction

2019-07-30

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

The S. Joshua Lewis Revocable Trust

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Person Closely Associated to Josh Lewis, 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

Receipt of 10,346 ADRs in the Company transferred into a Fidelity Investments nominee account held in the name of The S. Joshua Lewis Revocable Trust from a Fidelity Investments nominee account held in the name of Mr Lewis and his Person Closely Associated, Teresa D Lewis

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil

10,346 ADRs

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 10,346 ADRs

Aggregated price: nil

e)

Date of the transaction

2019-07-30

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue

 

 

 

 

 

 


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