Pearson PLC (PSON.L)
Thu, Jul 14 2016
July 14 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc :
* Former Valeant CEO Pearson sold nearly 5 million Valeant shares and options for $96.8 million - CNBC Source text: (http://cnb.cx/29XOtj4) Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1-646-223-8780)
SAO PAULO, June 8 Pearson Plc is looking at several possible acquisitions in Brazil amid a wave of merger talks, an executive told Reuters, as the British education company aims to take advantage of a favorable exchange rate in a market where it is fast expanding.
* Under separation agreement with former CEO pearson, he will provide consulting services to company through december 31, 2017
LONDON Pearson , the British education company struggling to cope with a downturn in its biggest markets, reported a further fall in sales on Friday as the loss of high-profile testing contracts in the United States hit first-quarter results.
April 29 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc :
WASHINGTON, April 27 Outgoing Valeant Pharmaceuticals Chief Executive Michael Pearson plans to tell a U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday that he regrets his decision to acquire and jack up the price of two life-saving heart drugs, saying it was all a "mistake."
April 13 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's outgoing chief executive, Michael Pearson, consented to be deposed by a U.S. Senate committee later this month, after the panel threatened to hold him in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena.
* U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging says Senate Special Committee on Aging to depose Michael Pearson
LONDON Pearson said there was no change in its position regarding its stake in its Penguin Random House joint venture after partner Bertelsmann said earlier on Tuesday it wanted to increase its holding.