Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)

Date : 05/15/2018 @ 8:03AM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Pearson, (PSO)
Quote : 10.39  0.14 (1.37%) @ 3:59PM

Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)

 
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 2018
 
 
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 Director and PDMRs' Interests
 
Below are details of purchases of ordinary shares of 25p each, made under the Company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP"), on the London Stock Exchange on 11 May 2018 and notified to the Company on 14 May 2018: -
 
Name of Director/PDMR
 
No. of Shares Purchased
 
Price per Share
 
Total Holding Following Notification
 
Lincoln Wallen
 
        63
 
£9.235418
 
       4,988
 
Roderick Bristow
 
     697
 
£9.235418
 
     54,870
 
Albert Hitchcock
 
793
 
£9.235418
 
     62,454
 
 
 
 
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
 
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 Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP")
 
c)
 
Price(s) and volume(s)
 
Price(s)
 
Volume(s)
 
Purchase price: £9.235418 per share
 
63
 
d)
 
Aggregated information
- Aggregated volume
- Price
 
Aggregated volume: 63 shares
Aggregated price: £ 581.831334
 
e)
 
Date of the transaction
 
11 May 2018
 
f)
 
Place of the transaction
 
London Stock Exchange (XLON)
 
 
 
1
 
Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
 
a)
 
Name
 
Roderick Bristow
 
2
 
Reason for the notification
 
a)
 
Position/status
 
President, Core Markets
 
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 Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP")
 
c)
 
Price(s) and volume(s)
 
Price(s)
 
Volume(s)
 
Purchase price: £9.235418 per share
 
697
 
d)
 
Aggregated information
- Aggregated volume
- Price
 
Aggregated volume: 697 shares
Aggregated price: £6437.086346
 
e)
 
Date of the transaction
 
11 May 2018
 
f)
 
Place of the transaction
 
London Stock Exchange (XLON)
 
 
 
1
 
Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
 
a)
 
Name
 
Albert Hitchcock
 
2
 
Reason for the notification
 
a)
 
Position/status
 
Chief Technology and Operations Officer
 
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 Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP")
 
c)
 
Price(s) and volume(s)
 
Price(s)
 
Volume(s)
 
Purchase price: £9.235418 per share
 
793
 
d)
 
Aggregated information
- Aggregated volume
- Price
 
Aggregated volume: 793 shares
Aggregated price: £ 7323.686474
 
e)
 
Date of the transaction
 
11 May 2018
 
f)
 
Place of the transaction
 
London Stock Exchange (XLON)
 
 

 
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:  15 May 2018
 
 
By: /s/ NATALIE WHITE
 
 
 
------------------------------------
 
Natalie White
 
Deputy Company Secretary
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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