Annual Information Update
("Pearson" or "the Company")
Annual Information Update for the period 5 April 2007 up to and including 3 April 2008.
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 The information referred to in this Update was up to date at the time it was published, but some of it may now be out of date.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, 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 at www.pearson.com/index.cfm, 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, 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|
|7 November 2007||Form 363a - Annual Return|
|7 November 2007||Form 353 - Register of Members|
|1 June 2007||Form 363a - Annual Return|
|15 May 2007||Annual Accounts to 31 December 2006|
|14 May 2007||Form 288b - Resignation of Director|
|9 May 2007||Resolution Approved at AGM|
|8 May 2007||Resolution Approved at AGM|
|8 May 2007||Form 123 - Notice of Increase in Nominal Capital|
|8 May 2007||Resolution 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 14 February 2008, 11 February 2008, 10 January 2008, 19 December 2007, 27 November 2007, 12 November 2007, 5 November 2007, 8 October 2007, 11 September 2007, 23 August 2007, 15 August 2007, 7 August 2007, 31 July 2007, 17 July 2007, 13 July 2007, 26 June 2007, 15 June 2007, 6 June 2007, 16 May 2007, 26 April 2007, 12 April 2007 and 11 April 2007.
The Company's interim results for the period 1 January 2007 to 30 June 2007 were published in the Financial Times newspaper on 31 July 2007. They are 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 to its shareholders, and made available on its website, the following documents during the defined period:
|Date of Mailing||Documents Sent to Shareholders|
|20 March 2008||Annual Report and Accounts 2007 and/or Performance Summary 2007.|
|Letter from the Chairman and Notice of 2008 AGM|
|Form of Proxy in relation to 2008 AGM.|
Copies of the Annual Report and Accounts, Letter from the Chairman and Notice of AGM and Form of Proxy for the 2007 year end ("the AGM documentation") were submitted to the UK Listing Authority on 20 March 2008. In addition, copies of the resolutions passed at the 2007 AGM were sent to the UK Listing Authority on 27 April 2007. 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 RNS 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 20 March 2008, 8 February 2008, 25 January 2008, 4 January 2008, 14 December 2007, 15 November 2007, 26 October 2007, 1 October 2007, 30 August 2007, 10 August 2007, 6 July 2007, 15 June 2007, 11 May 2007, 27 April 2007 and 5 April 2007. In addition, the AGM documentation, referred to above, was sent to the SEC on 20 March 2008 and copies of the resolutions passed at the 2007 AGM were sent to the SEC on 27 April 2007. 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 20 March 2008 and copies of the resolutions passed at the 2007 AGM were sent to the NYSE on 27 April 2007.
Bank of New York ("BoNY")
The Company sent copies of the AGM documentation, referred to above, to the BoNY on 20 March 2008.
The Company filed a Form 20-F with the SEC on 30 April 2007. A copy of this document can be viewed and downloaded from the Company's website at www.pearson.com/index.cfm?pageid=58 and a hard copy is available from the Company Secretary of Pearson.