("Pearson" or the "Company")
Block Listing of Shares
Pearson announces that an application has been made to the Financial Conduct Authority and the London Stock Exchange for the block listing of 2,400,000 ordinary shares of 25 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Block Listing Shares") to be admitted to the Official List and to be traded on the main market of the London Stock Exchange ("Admission").
The Block Listing Shares will be issued pursuant to the Company's Employee Stock Purchase Plan and, when issued, shall rank pari passu with the existing issued shares of the Company.
Admission is expected to become effective at 8.00 am on Friday 1st July 2022.