Pearson plc

01/14/2022 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/14/2022 12:26

Current Report by Foreign Issuer (Form 6-K)

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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 ofJanuary 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 X 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 X
Pearson plc - (the "Company")
Notification of PDMRs' Interests
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
Tom ap Simon
2
Reason for the notification
a)
Position/status
President - Virtual Learning
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), each representing one ordinary share of 25 pence, in Pearson plc
ISIN: US7050151056
b)
Nature of the transaction
Purchase of ADRs through the Company's U.S. Employee Stock Purchase Plan
c)
Price(s) and volume(s)
Price(s)
Volume(s)
$7.14 per ADR
836.134450 ADRs
d)
Aggregated information
- Aggregated volume
- Price
Aggregated volume: 836.134450
Aggregated price: $5,970
e)
Date of the transaction
12 January 2022
f)
Place of the transaction
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
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: 14 January 2022
By: /s/ NATALIE WHITE
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Natalie White
Deputy Company Secretary