Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Source: RNS
RNS Number : 8044K
Pearson PLC
18 December 2018
 

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 Chairman and Non-Executive Directors on 14 December 2018:

 

 

Name of Director

No. of Shares Purchased

Price per Share*

Total Holding Following Notification

Elizabeth Corley

1,516

£9.39

13,245

Vivienne Cox

230

£9.39

6,282

Tim Score

2,288

£9.39

26,489

Lincoln Wallen

425

£9.39

6,346

 

 

Name of Director

No. of ADRs Purchased

Price per ADR*

Total Holding Following Notification

Joshua Lewis

347

$11.84

12,524

Linda Lorimer

448

$11.84

8,902

Michael Lynton

322

$11.84

3,488

Sidney Taurel

2,734

$11.84

89,422

 

* 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: £9.392 per share

1,516

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 1,516 shares

Aggregated price: £14,238.27

e)

Date of the transaction

14 December 2018

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: £9.392 per share

230

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 230 shares

Aggregated price: £2,160.16

e)

Date of the transaction

14 December 2018

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: £9.392 per share

2,288

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,288 shares

Aggregated price: £21,488.90

e)

Date of the transaction

14 December 2018

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: £9.392 per share

425

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 425 shares

Aggregated price: £3,991.60

e)

Date of the transaction

14 December 2018

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: $11.8386 per ADR

347

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 347 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $4,107.99

e)

Date of the transaction

14 December 2018

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: $11.8386 per ADR

448

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 448 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $5,303.69

e)

Date of the transaction

14 December 2018

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: $11.8386 per ADR

322

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 322 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $3,812.03

e)

Date of the transaction

14 December 2018

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

Chairman

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: $11.8386 per ADR

2,734

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,734 ADRs.

Aggregated price: $32,366.73

e)

Date of the transaction

14 December 2018

f)

Place of the transaction

New York Stock Exchange (XNYS)

 

 


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