Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Source: RNS
RNS Number : 7541R
Pearson PLC
01 July 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 30 June 2020:

 

 

Name of Director

No. of Shares Purchased

Price per Share*

Total Holding Following Notification

Elizabeth Corley

2,606

£5.80

27,385

Sherry Coutu

405

£5.80

3,953

Vivienne Cox

402

£5.80

8,216

Graeme Pitkethly

529

£5.80

1,688

Tim Score

2,186

£5.80

43,901

Lincoln Wallen

618

£5.80

10,147

 

 

Name of Director

No. of ADRs Purchased

Price per ADR*

Total Holding Following Notification

Andy Bird

612

$7.14

612

Linda Lorimer

688

$7.14

12,510

Michael Lynton

2,335

$7.14

13,822

Sidney Taurel

4,880

$7.14

213,156

 

* 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: £5.8020 per share

2,606

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,606 shares

Aggregated price: £15,120.01

e)

Date of the transaction

30 June 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: £5.8020 per share

405

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 405 shares

Aggregated price: £2,349.81

e)

Date of the transaction

30 June 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: £5.8020 per share

402

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 402 shares

Aggregated price: £2,332.40

e)

Date of the transaction

30 June 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: £5.8020 per share

529

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 529 shares

Aggregated price: £3,069.26

e)

Date of the transaction

30 June 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: £5.8020 per share

2,186

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,186 shares

Aggregated price: £12,683.17

e)

Date of the transaction

30 June 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: £5.8020 per share

618

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 618 shares

Aggregated price: £3,585.64

e)

Date of the transaction

30 June 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange (XLON)

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

a)

Name

Andy Bird

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: $7.1395 per ADR

612

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 612 ADRs

Aggregated price: $4,369.37

e)

Date of the transaction

30 June 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: $7.1395 per ADR

688

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 688 ADRs

Aggregated price: $4,911.98

e)

Date of the transaction

30 June 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: $7.1395 per ADR

2,335

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 2,335 ADRs

Aggregated price: $16,670.73

e)

Date of the transaction

30 June 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: $7.1395 per ADR

4,880

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

Aggregated volume: 4,880 ADRs

Aggregated price: $34,840.76

e)

Date of the transaction

30 June 2020

f)

Place of the transaction

New York Stock Exchange (XNYS)

 

 


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