Annual Information Update for the period 31 March 2009 up to and including 30 March 2010.
In accordance with Prospectus Rule 5.2, Pearson sets out below a summary of the information which has been published or made available to the public during the defined period. The information referred to in this Update was up to date at the time it was published, but some of it may now be out of date.
Announcements made by the Company via RNS, a Regulatory Information Service, can be found on the London Stock Exchange website at www.londonstockexchange.com and on the Company’s website at www.pearson.com, which also shows announcements concerning Pearson group news.The RNS announcements made during the defined period were:
Documents Filed with Companies House
The Company made the following filings with Companies House during the defined period. Copies of these documents may be obtained from Companies House, Crown Way, Cardiff CF14 3UZ or through Companies House Direct at www.direct.companieshouse.gov.uk.
|Date Posted on Companies House Direct Website||Document Filed with Companies House|
|1 December 2009||Articles of Association|
|20 November 2009||Annual Return|
|20 October 2009||RES01 - Alteration to Memorandum & Articles of Association|
|20 October 2009||CC04 - Statement of Company’s Objects|
|17 October 2009||CH01 - Director’s Change of Particulars (x8)|
|17 October 2009||CH03 – Secretary’s Change of Particulars (x2)|
|16 October 2009||AD03 – Register(s) Moved to SAIL Address|
|16 October 2009||AD02 – SAIL Address Created|
|10 September 2009||288c – Director’s Change of Particulars|
|11 May 2009||288b – Resignation of Director|
|8 May 2009||123 – Notice of Increase In Nominal Capital|
|8 May 2009||RES04 – Resolution Approved at AGM|
|8 May 2009||RES09 - Resolution Approved at AGM|
|8 May 2009||RES11 - Resolution Approved at AGM|
|8 May 2009||RES13 - Resolution Approved at AGM|
|8 May 2009||RES01 - Resolution Approved at AGM|
|8 May 2009||RES10 - Resolution Approved at AGM|
|8 May 2009||AA – Annual Accounts to 31 December 2008|
In addition, the Company filed Forms 88(2) (referred to as Forms SH01 – Statement of Capital from 1 October 2009) with Companies House. These were posted on the Companies House Direct website on 22 March 2010, 3 March 2010, 1 March 2010, 26 February 2010, 8 February 2010, 8 January 2010, 3 January 2010, 2 January 2010, 19 November 2009, 17 November 2009, 3 November 2009, 7 October 2009, 29 September 2009, 14 September 2009, 26 August 2009, 19 August 2009, 12 August 2009, 24 July 2009, 16 July 2009, 26 May 2009 and 5 May 2009.
Information Provided to Shareholders
The Company sent to its shareholders and, with the exception of the Form of Proxy, made available on its website, the following documents during the defined period:
|Date of Mailing||Documents Sent to Shareholders|
|25 March 2010||Annual Report and Accounts 2009 and/or Performance Summary 2009.|
|Letter from the Chairman and Notice of 2010 AGM.|
|Form of Proxy in relation to 2010 AGM.|
Copies of the Annual Report and Accounts, Letter from the Chairman and Notice of AGM and Form of Proxy for the 2009 year end (“the AGM documentation”) were submitted to the UK Listing Authority on 25 March 2010. In addition, copies of the resolutions passed at the 2009 AGM were sent to the UK Listing Authority on 1 May 2009. Copies of these documents are available from the Company Secretary, Pearson plc, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL.
The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) as well as on the London Stock Exchange. There is a requirement, therefore, that information made public in the UK also needs to be made available in the US. Such documentation is listed below:
Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”)
Copies of the resolutions passed at the 2009 AGM were sent to the SEC on 1 May 2009. Copies of these documents can be obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commission, 450 Fifth Street N.W., Washington D.C. 20549, USA, as well as from the Company Secretary of Pearson.
The Company sent copies of the AGM documentation, referred to above, to the NYSE on 25 March 2010 and copies of the resolutions passed at the 2009 AGM were sent to the NYSE on 1 May 2009.
Bank of New York (“BoNY”)
The Company sent copies of the AGM documentation, referred to above, to the BoNY on 25 March 2010.