Interactive Data Corporation to report fourth quarter and year-end 2001 results on February 11

BEDFORD, MA, Jan. 14, 2002 - Interactive Data Corporation (Nasdaq NM: IDCO) will release its fourth quarter results before the market opens on Monday, February 11, 2002. The company has scheduled a conference call for 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on the same day.

The dial-in number for the conference call is 212-896-6077. For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay of the call will be available until Monday, February 18, at 1:00 p.m. and can be accessed by dialing
800-633-8284, access code #20233561.

A live webcast of the conference call will be broadcast at the company's
web site, www.interactivedatacorp.com. An audio replay of the call will also be available on the site.

Notes

About Interactive Data
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of securities pricing, financial information, and analytic tools to institutional and individual investors. The company supplies time-sensitive pricing,
dividend, corporate action, and descriptive information for more than 3.5 million securities traded around the world, including hard-to-value, unlisted fixed income instruments. The company links to most of the world's best-known financial service and software companies for trading, analysis, portfolio management, and valuation. Interactive Data Corporation is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts. Through its branded businesses, FT Interactive Data, CMS BondEdge, and eSignal, Interactive Data Corporation has approximately 1,600 employees in 22 offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Pearson plc
(NYSE: PSO), an international media company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education, and the Penguin Group, owns approximately 60 percent of Interactive Data Corporation.

Contacts

Harriet Fried or Chenoa Taitt

Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates

(212) 838-3777 or (212) 838-3777
hfried@lhai.com

or

ctaitt@lhai.com