Pearson

Pearson originally started out as a construction company during the industrial revolution, however the company is now an international publishing house. The group comprises of three main divisions: Education, Financial Times and Penguin. Almost two thirds of its revenues are generated from the Education arm, however it is the other two that Pearson is most famous for.

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Pearson announced the $250m (£194m) sale of its US school textbook division today as it pursues a simplification strategy as

February 18, 2019

Publisher Haynes saw its share price jump this morning after reporting a rise in half-year revenue and profits as it

January 24, 2019
Pearson's sales of US higher education textbooks fell again in 2019

Publisher Pearson saw its share price fall this morning after reporting a decline in its US business, despite cost savings keeping

January 16, 2019

Publishing giant Pearson today agreed to sell the Financial Times's headquarters to investment firm M&G for £115m. The building at One

November 14, 2018

More than four-fifths of UK firms expect to maintain or increase their investment in training their workforce over the coming

November 5, 2018

Education publishing business Pearson said it is on track to return to growth this year, despite declining US demand weighing

October 17, 2018

A major City building is being put up for sale for more than £100m today, City A.M. can reveal. One

September 13, 2018

Pearson has agreed to sell its 50 per cent stake in The Economist Group for £469m just weeks after offloading

August 12, 2015

Publisher Pearson is said to be in talks to sell off its 50 per cent stake worth about £400m in

July 29, 2015

Some will share the unease voiced by Will Hutton on BBC Newsnight that the Financial Times has passed into overseas

July 24, 2015

A day after it sold the FT to Japanese rival Nikkei for £884m, publishing giant Pearson has posted a loss

July 24, 2015

Japanese firms are casting their nets far and wide as deals activity heats up, with media giant Nikkei’s £844m swoop

July 23, 2015

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