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RNS Number : 3423O
Pearson PLC
01 October 2019
 

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 2019:

 

 

Name of Director

No. of Shares Purchased

Price per Share*

Total Holding Following Notification

Elizabeth Corley

2,713

£7.36

19,394

Sherry Coutu

284

£7.36

2,852**

Vivienne Cox

292

£7.36

7,097

Graeme Pitkethly

285

£7.36

461

Tim Score

2,909

£7.36

34,589

Lincoln Wallen

531

£7.36

8,003

 

 

Name of Director

No. of ADRs Purchased

Price per ADR*

Total Holding Following Notification

Joshua Lewis

436

$9.02

13,727

Linda Lorimer

557

$9.02

10,449

Michael Lynton

2,101

$9.02

6,305

Sidney Taurel

3,595

$9.02

99,409

 

* rounded to two decimal places.

** Ms Coutu's interest on appointment was 2,392 shares.

 

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

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: £7.3573 per share

2,713

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,713 shares

Aggregated price: £19,960.35

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2019

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: £7.3573 per share

284

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 284 shares

Aggregated price: £2,089.47

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Vivienne Cox

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: £7.3573 per share

292

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 292 shares

Aggregated price: £2,148.33

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2019

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: £7.3573 per share

285

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 285 shares

Aggregated price: £2,096.83

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2019

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: £7.3573 per share

2,909

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,909 shares

Aggregated price: £21,402.39

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2019

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: £7.3573 per share

531

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 531 shares

Aggregated price: £3,906.73

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Joshua 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

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: $9.0220 per ADR

436

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 436 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $3,933.59

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

New York Stock Exchange (XNYS)

 

 

 

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: $9.0220 per ADR

557

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 557 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $5,025.25

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

New York Stock Exchange (XNYS)

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Michael Lynton

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: $9.0220 per ADR

2,101

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,101 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $18,955.22

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2019

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: $9.0220 per ADR

3,595

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 3,595 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $32,434.09

e)

Date of the transaction

30 September 2019

f)

Place of the transaction

New York Stock Exchange (XNYS)

 

 


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