("Pearson" or "the Company")
Annual Information Update for the period 1 April 2006 up to and including 4 April 2007.
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referred to in this Update was up to date at the time the information was published, but some of it may now be out of date.
Stock Exchange Announcements
Announcements made by the Company via RNS, a Regulatory Information Service, may be viewed and downloaded from the London Stock Exchange website at www.londonstockexchange.com or from the press releases page on the Company's website, which also shows announcements concerning Group news. The Stock Exchange announcements made during the defined period are:
Documents Filed with Companies House
The Company has made the following filings with Companies House during the defined period. Copies of these documents may be obtained from Companies House, Crown Way, Maindy, Cardiff CF14 3UZ or, if you are a registered user, they may be viewed and downloaded at www.direct.companieshouse.gov.uk, using Companies House Direct.
|Date Posted on Companies House Direct Website||Document Filed with Companies House|
|29 September 2006||Form 288c - Change of Director's Particulars|
|10 July 2006||Form 363a - Annual Return|
|22 June 2006||Form 288a - Appointment of Director|
|20 June 2006||Form 288c - Change of Director's Particulars|
|9 May 2006||Form 288c - Change of Director's Particulars|
|5 May 2006||Annual Accounts to 31 December 2005|
|2 May 2006||Form 288b - Resignation of Director|
|2 May 2006||Form 288b - Resignation of Director|
|28 April 2006||Form 123 - Notice of Increase in Nominal Capital|
|28 April 2006||Ordinary and Special Resolutions approved at AGM|
In addition, the Company filed Forms 88(2) - Return of Allotment of Shares with Companies House. These were posted on the Companies House Direct website on 15 March 2007, 6 March 2007, 2 March 2007, 27 February 2007, 19 February 2007, 25 January 2007, 23 January 2007, 18 January 2007, 12 January 2007, 6 January 2007, 29 December 2006, 18 December 2006, 12 December 2006, 30 November 2006, 23 November 2006, 10 November 2006, 3 November 2006, 2 November 2006, 31 October 2006, 26 October 2006, 19 October 2006, 11 October 2006, 25 September 2006, 22 September 2006, 30 August 2006, 24 August 2006, 22 August 2006, 17 August 2006, 15 August 2006, 25 July 2006, 27 June 2006, 19 June 2006, 14 June 2006, 1 June 2006, 23 May 2006, 17 May 2006 and 4 April 2006.
The Company's interim results for the period 1 January 2006 to 30 June 2006 were published in the Financial Times newspaper worldwide on 1 August 2006. They are now available on the annual report page on the Company's website at www.pearson.com/index.cfm?pageid=58.
Information Provided to Shareholders
The Company sent the following documents to its shareholders during the defined period:
|Date of Mailing||Documents Sent to Shareholders|
|26 March 2007||Governance and Financial Statements 2006 and/or Annual Review and Summary Financial Statements 2006.|
|Letter from the Chairman and Notice of 2007 AGM.|
|Form of Proxy in relation to 2007 AGM.|
Copies of the Governance and Financial Statements, Annual Review and Summary Financial Statements, Letter from the Chairman and Notice of AGM and Form of Proxy for the 2006 year end were also submitted to the UK Listing Authority on 26 March 2007. In addition, copies of the resolutions passed at the 2006 AGM were sent to the UK Listing Authority on 21 April 2006. 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")
The Company filed hard copies of its Stock Exchange announcements with the SEC, pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These bulk filings were sent, during the defined period, on 23 March 2007, 5 March 2007, 19 January 2007, 5 January 2007, 14 December 2006, 16 November 2006, 17 October 2006, 22 September 2006, 11 August 2006, 3 August 2006, 14 July 2006, 26 June 2006, 2 June 2006, 11 May 2006 and 24 April 2006. In addition, the AGM documentation, referred to above, was sent to the SEC on 26 March 2007 and copies of the resolutions passed at the 2006 AGM were also sent to the SEC on 21 April 2006. 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 26 March 2007 and copies of the resolutions passed at the 2006 AGM were also sent to the NYSE on 21 April 2006.
Bank of New York ("BoNY")
The Company sent copies of the AGM documentation, referred to above, to the BoNY on 26 March 2007.
Information Provided to US Shareholders Only
The Company sent to its US shareholders a copy of the Form 20-F on 11 May 2006, with the SEC having received a copy on 5 May 2006. A copy of this document can be viewed and downloaded from the Company's website at www.pearson.com/index.cfm?pageid=58 and hard copies are available from the Company Secretary of Pearson.
5 April 2007