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By Sabela Ojea
ACQUIRER: Pearson PLC (PSON.LN), a London-listed learning company.
TARGET: Lumerit Education, LLC, a company valued at $29 million.
PRICE: $29 million.
RATIONALE: Pearson will use Lumerit's technology to accelerate the growth of its accelerated pathways business. According to the Pearson Global Learner Survey, online education is expected to grow significantly over the next decade.
STOCK MOVE: Shares at 1411 GMT were up 11.40 pence, or 1.7%, at 696.40 pence.
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November 04, 2019 09:44 ET (14:44 GMT)
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