1. PSON:LSE

    Pearson

    GBp

    1,054

    Today's change

    9.00 / +0.86%

    1 year change

    -7.14%

    As of Apr 16 2014 17:06 BST. Data delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Search for Pearson PLC and
  1. February 28, 2014

    Pearson shares fall 5.7% as profits set to miss forecasts

    Shares in Pearson fell to their lowest level in three years, after the education company said that changes in the way that...

  2. January 29, 2014

    Japanese boardrooms learn to love English

    English, the lingua franca of boardrooms and even, in some cases, factory floors from Paris to Nairobi, remains a distinctly...

Special Reports

  1. Brazil & the US 2013

    Politics put to one side in sign of closer ties...
Search more Special Reports on this topic.

  1. January 23, 2014

    Pearson warns of rising restructuring costs and US slowdown

    Pearson said its profits for 2013 would be below analysts’ expectations, after its North American education business faced...

  2. December 13, 2013

    Pearson Foundation agrees $7.7m settlement

    The Pearson Foundation will pay $7.7m to settle allegations by the New York attorney-general that it misused charitable...

  3. December 5, 2013

    Twitter hires Marjorie Scardino as board’s first woman

    Twitter has hired its first female director by adding Marjorie Scardino, the former Pearson chief executive, to its board a...

  4. December 3, 2013

    Pearson buys Brazilian language school chain Grupo Multi

    Pearson has paid an enterprise value of more than £500m for Brazil’s largest private network of English language schools,...

  5. November 29, 2013

    Pearson agrees to sell Mergermarket unit to BC Partners

    Pearson has agreed to sell its Mergermarket unit to London private equity investor BC Partners in a transaction valuing the...

  6. October 30, 2013

    Pearson accelerates restructuring to focus on growth markets

    Pearson, the international education group that owns the Financial Times, has accelerated the rate of restructuring to...

  7. October 3, 2013

    Potential bidders seek Mergermarket sales info

    Around 50 companies and private equity groups including Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg have requested sales information on...

  8. September 15, 2013

    Masters in Management: Big deals as business schools seek scale

    Amid the brouhaha that arose in July surrounding the tie-up between Thunderbird, the US business school, and Laureate, a...

  9. August 14, 2013

    Ashridge and Pearson College forge links for business degrees

    Ashridge Business School, the UK executive education specialist, and Pearson, the education and publishing company that owns...

  10. August 14, 2013

    Miners lead FTSE 100 lower

    London markets opened a little lower on Wednesday as miners took several of the bottom spots on the FTSE 100 after weaker...

  11. July 26, 2013

    Pearson puts Mergermarket up for sale

    Pearson, which owns the Financial Times, has announced that it is to seek a buyer for Mergermarket, a business-intelligence...

  12. July 10, 2013

    US judge rules Apple conspired to raise ebook prices

    Apple lost a high-profile court battle on Wednesday, when a US federal judge ruled that it violated antitrust law by playing...

  13. July 10, 2013

    Thunderbird to teach MBA in Paris and Madrid with Laureate

    Thunderbird, the Arizona-based business school, is to launch its MBA programme in Paris and Madrid as part of a list of...

  14. July 2, 2013

    Cengage files for bankruptcy protection

    Cengage, the college textbooks business bought by Apax Partners for $7.75bn in the frothy buyout market of 2007, has filed...

  15. July 1, 2013

    Penguin Random House creates biggest book publisher by revenue

    Bertelsmann and Pearson on Monday completed the merger of Random House and Penguin Group, creating the biggest book...

  16. June 25, 2013

    Barnes & Noble loses ground in ereader sales

    Barnes & Noble is pulling the plug on its production of colour tablets and seeking to outsource manufacturing to a partner...

  17. June 4, 2013

    Apple described as ‘go between’ in ebook battle

    A top publishing executive confirmed that he had described Apple as a “facilitator and a go between” in the publishing...

  18. May 23, 2013

    Pearson to reorganise into six business divisions

    Pearson, the global education group that owns the Financial Times, announced a management shake-up and a reorganisation into...

  19. May 22, 2013

    Penguin pays $75m to resolve ebook claims

    Penguin has agreed to pay $75m plus costs to resolve all US antitrust claims in relation to ebook pricing, helping pave the...

  20. May 16, 2013

    Education: Institutions poised to capitalise on an expanding middle class

    Along the six-lane highway that runs through Rio’s vast southwestern district of Barra da Tijuca, it is easy to spot the...

  21. May 13, 2013

    Lloyds faces difficult search for chairman

    Tony Watson has faced some corporate governance challenges in his time. The former head of Hermes Pension Management used to...

  22. May 13, 2013

    Pearson under fire over inaccurate test results in New York

    Pearson is facing criticism over inaccurate test results in New York, a development that could cause the city to terminate...

  23. May 11, 2013

    Cengage weighs up restructuring options

    Cengage Learning, the indebted US education company controlled by Apax Partners, said on Friday it was considering...

  24. May 9, 2013

    Retailer leaps on Microsoft Nook bid talk

    Barnes & Noble shares surged almost 22 per cent on Thursday after reports that Microsoft was looking to acquire the digital...

  25. April 22, 2013

    Brazil education groups in $2.5bn tie-up

    Brazil’s two largest private tertiary education companies have agreed to combine in a private equity-backed deal that will...

  26. April 22, 2013

    Apax in media shake-up for digital push

    Apax is merging its media group with other sectorial teams as the buyout fund moves away from investments in traditional...

  27. April 19, 2013

    Penguin agrees ebook pricing deal with EU

    Penguin has become the fifth and final publisher to reach a settlement with the EU over ebook pricing, a move designed to...

  28. April 15, 2013

    Pearson to sell BDFM stake to Times Media

    South Africa’s Times Media Group has reached an agreement with Pearson to acquire the UK-listed company’s 50 per cent stake...

  29. April 10, 2013

    Downing St builds HBOS pressure

    Downing Street has added to the pressure on former executives at HBOS to follow Sir James Crosby and give up generous...

  30. March 26, 2013

    Bertelsmann near to decision on RTL float

    Bertelsmann will make a final decision shortly after Easter over whether to float a 17 per cent stake in RTL, Europe’s...

  31. March 22, 2013

    Cengage looks to restructure $5.3bn debt load

    Cengage, the US educational publisher acquired by Apax and OMERS Capital at the peak of the 2007 leveraged buyout market,...

  32. March 18, 2013

    Thunderbird ties knot with commercial education partner

    Thunderbird, the Arizona-based business school that prides itself on its international focus, has become the latest US...

  33. March 14, 2013

    US web education

    Few sectors harbour as many hopes and fears about technological change as universities. This week a bill was submitted to...

  34. March 11, 2013

    Universities face online ‘avalanche’

    Traditional red brick universities risk extinction unless they respond creatively to growing competition from free online...

  35. March 10, 2013

    CEOs applaud protection of overseas aid

    David Cameron’s decision to protect Britain’s overseas aid budget has been praised by Britain’s leading business figures,...

  36. March 8, 2013

    ‘New News Corp’ gets $1.8bn cash injection

    News Corp’s publishing arm will start its new life as a separate, public company in June with nearly $2.6bn in net cash,...

  37. March 6, 2013

    News Corp education arm in tablet launch

    News Corp is raising the competition with rivals as its Amplify digital education group unveils a $299 tablet designed for...

  38. February 28, 2013

    Sears chief heralds retail upheaval

    Eddie Lampert, the hedge fund manager who controls Sears Holdings, predicts upheaval in US retail as chief executives are...

Search for Pearson PLC and