Annual Information Update for the period 31 March 2010 up to and including 5 April 2011.
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 The information referred to in this Update was up to date at the time it was published, but some of it may now be out of date.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|
|3 March 2011||AP01 – Appointment: Joshua Lewis|
|14 February 2011||Annual Return|
|2 June 2010||Annual Return|
|12 May 2010||Articles of Association|
|10 May 2010||RES01 - Alteration to Memorandum & Articles of Association|
|7 May 2010||TM01 – Appointment Terminated: Terry Burns|
|22 April 2010||TM01 – Appointment Terminated: CK Prahalad|
|19 April 2010||AA – Annual Accounts to 31 December 2009|
In addition, the Company filed Forms SH01 (Statement of Capital) with Companies House. These were posted on the Companies House Direct website on 1 November 2010, 16 September 2010, 18 August 2010, 18 May 2010 and 1 April 2010.
The Company’s interim results for the period 1 January 2010 to 30 June 2010 were announced on 26 July 2010. They are available on the Company’s website at www.pearson.com.
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|
|24 March 2011||Annual Report and Accounts 2010 and/or Performance Summary 2010.|
|Letter from the Chairman and Notice of 2011 AGM.|
|Form of Proxy in relation to 2011 AGM.|
Copies of the Annual Report and Accounts, Letter from the Chairman and Notice of AGM and Form of Proxy for the 2010 year end (“the AGM documentation”) were submitted to the National Storage Mechanism on 24 March 2011. In addition, copies of the resolutions passed at the 2010 AGM were sent to the UK Listing Authority on 30 April 2010. 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:
The Company sent copies of the AGM documentation, referred to above, to the NYSE on 24 March 2011 and copies of the resolutions passed at the 2010 AGM were sent to the NYSE on 30 April 2010.
Bank of New York (“BoNY”)
The Company sent copies of the AGM documentation, referred to above, to the BoNY on 24 March 2011.
The Company filed a Form 20-F with the SEC on 31 March 2010 and on 25 March 2011. Copies of these documents can be found on the Company’s website at www.pearson.com and hard copies are available from the Company Secretary of Pearson.
Head of Company Secretarial