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Form 6-K PEARSON PLC For: May 24

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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of May 2022

 

PEARSON plc

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

N/A

(Translation of registrant's name into English)

 

80 Strand

London, England WC2R 0RL

44-20-7010-2000

(Address of principal executive office)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant files or will file annual reports

under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

 

Form 20-F ☒     Form 40-F ☐

 

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant by furnishing the information

contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the

Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Yes ☐     No ☒

 

 

 

 

Pearson plc - (the "Company")

 

Notification of PDMRs' Interests

 

The following notifications, made in accordance with the requirements of the UK Market Abuse Regulation, give details of purchases of ordinary shares of 25p each, made under the Company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP").

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

Andy Bird

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

Chief Executive

 

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 ADRs arising from Company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP")

 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Volume(s)

 

$9.4992 per ADR

 

3,814

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

 

- Price

 

 

 

Aggregated volume: 3,814

 

Aggregated price: $32,229.95

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

18 May 2022

 

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

 

 

 

2

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

Timothy Bozik

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

President - Higher Education

 

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 ADRs arising from Company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP")

 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

$9.4992 per ADR

 

1,573

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

- Aggregated volume

 

- Price

 

 

 

Aggregated volume: 1,573

 

Aggregated price: $14,942.24

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

18 May 2022

 

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

 

 

 

3

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

PEARSON plc

 

 

Date: 24 May 2022

 

 

By: /s/ NATALIE WHITE

 

 

 

Natalie White

 

Deputy Company Secretary

 

 



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