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Pearson PLC (PSON.L)

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Pearson plc (Pearson) is a learning company. The Company delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America, Core and Growth. The Company's North... (more)

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Beta: 0.56
Market Cap(Mil.): £5,737.20
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 808.63
Dividend: 5.00
Yield (%): --

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P/E (TTM): -- 24.41 15.54
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ROI: -- 8.04 11.80
ROE: -- 9.98 15.75

Chinese investors swoop on foreign education assets to meet soaring demand at home

HONG KONG Chinese investors are stepping up their hunt for education assets overseas as more Chinese students seek access to Western educational resources at home or abroad.Private equity firm Citic Capital has submitted a bid for Study Group, according to two sources. Providence Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity group, is selling the Sydney-headquartered company, which provides language and preparatory courses for university students, for up to $1 billion, the sources sai

Nov 10 2017

BRIEF-Pearson completes sale of 22 pct stake in Penguin Random House

* ‍HAS TODAY COMPLETED SALE OF A 22 PCT STAKE IN PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE VENTURE TO OUR PARTNER BERTELSMANN SE & CO KGAA​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Oct 05 2017

PE firm MBK Partners preparing bid for Pearson's $400 mln English language unit -sources

HONG KONG/LONDON, Sept 22 North Asia private equity firm MBK Partners is preparing a bid to buy language learning business Wall Street English (WSE) from Pearson PLC , the world's biggest education company, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Sep 22 2017

BRIEF-Pearson says to sell Global Education business

* COMPLETED DISPOSAL, TOGETHER WITH SALE OF ASSOCIATED PROPERTY ASSETS, IS EXPECTED TO GENERATE GROSS CASH PROCEEDS TO PEARSON IN REGION OF $80M

Aug 16 2017

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 12

July 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Jul 11 2017

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