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Pearson PLC (PSON)

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Wednesday 01 April, 2020

Pearson PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 4399I
Pearson PLC
01 April 2020
 

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 31 March 2020:

 

 

Name of Director

No. of Shares Purchased

Price per Share*

Total Holding Following Notification

Elizabeth Corley

2,751

£5.60

24,779

Sherry Coutu

373

£5.60

3,548

Vivienne Cox

384

£5.60

7,814

Graeme Pitkethly

374

£5.60

1,159

Tim Score

3,822

£5.60

41,715

Lincoln Wallen

665

£5.60

9,272

 

 

Name of Director

No. of ADRs Purchased

Price per ADR*

Total Holding Following Notification

Joshua Lewis

618

$6.82

14,818

Linda Lorimer

782

$6.82

11,822

Michael Lynton

2,952

$6.82

11,487

Sidney Taurel

5,052

$6.82

208,276

 

* rounded to two decimal places.

 

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: £5.60 per share

2,751

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,751 shares

Aggregated price: £15,405.60

e)

Date of the transaction

31 March 2020

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: £5.60 per share

373

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 373 shares

Aggregated price: £2,088.80

e)

Date of the transaction

31 March 2020

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: £5.60 per share

384

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 384 shares

Aggregated price: £2,150.40

e)

Date of the transaction

31 March 2020

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: £5.60 per share

374

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 374 shares

Aggregated price: £2,094.40

e)

Date of the transaction

31 March 2020

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: £5.60 per share

3,822

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 3,822 shares

Aggregated price: £21,403.20

e)

Date of the transaction

31 March 2020

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: £5.60 per share

665

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 665 shares

Aggregated price: £3,724.00

e)

Date of the transaction

31 March 2020

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: $6.8233 per ADR

618

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 618 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $4,216.80

e)

Date of the transaction

31 March 2020

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: $6.8233 per ADR

782

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 782 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $5,335.82

e)

Date of the transaction

31 March 2020

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: $6.8233 per ADR

2,952

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,952 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $20,142.38

e)

Date of the transaction

31 March 2020

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: $6.8233 per ADR

5,052

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 5,052 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $34,471.31

e)

Date of the transaction

31 March 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

New York Stock Exchange (XNYS)

 

 


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