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PSO Pearson

Filed: 21 Jun 21, 1:32pm
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
 
FORM 6-K
 
 
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
 
For the month of June 2021
 
 
PEARSON plc
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
N/A
 
(Translation of registrant's name into English)
 
80 Strand
London, England WC2R 0RL
44-20-7010-2000
(Address of principal executive office)
 
 
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant files or will file annual reports
under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:
 
 
 
Form 20-F X                                                Form 40-F
 
 
 
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant by furnishing the information
contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the
Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
 
 
Yes                                              No X
 
 
 
TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings
 
1. Issuer Details
 
ISIN
GB0006776081
 
Issuer Name
PEARSON PLC
 
UK or Non-UK Issuer
UK
 
2. Reason for Notification
 
An event updating the breakdown of holdings. (see Section 9)
 
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation
 
Name
Lindsell Train
 
City of registered office (if applicable)
 
London
 
Country of registered office (if applicable)
 
United Kingdom
 
4. Details of the shareholder
 
Full name of shareholder(s) if different from the person(s) subject to the notification obligation, above
 
 
City of registered office (if applicable)
 
 
 
Country of registered office (if applicable)
 
 
 
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached
 
6. Date on which Issuer notified
 
18-Jun-2021
 
 
7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation
 
 % of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8.A)% of voting rights through financial instruments (total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)Total number of voting rights held in issuer
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached
 
10.999900
 
0.000000
 
10.999900
 
83,184,962
 
Position of previous notification (if applicable)
 
   11.175
 
 
 
  
 
8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached
 
8A. Voting rights attached to shares
 
Class/Type of shares ISIN code(if possible)Number of direct voting rights (DTR5.1)Number of indirect voting rights (DTR5.2.1)% of direct voting rights (DTR5.1)% of indirect voting rights (DTR5.2.1)
GB0006776081 ORD
 
 
83,184,962
 
 
10.999900
 
Sub Total 8.A
83,184,962
 
10.999900%
 
 
8B1. Financial Instruments according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (a))
 
Type of financial instrumentExpiration dateExercise/conversion periodNumber of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted% of voting rights
     
Sub Total 8.B1   
 
8B2. Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (b))
 
Type of financial instrumentExpiration dateExercise/conversion periodPhysical or cash settlementNumber of voting rights% of voting rights
      
Sub Total 8.B2   
 
9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation
 
2. Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entities (please add additional rows as necessary)
 
 
 
Ultimate controlling personName of controlled undertaking% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable thresholdTotal of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold
Lindsell Train Global Funds plc
 
  
5.7820%
 
 5.7820%
 
Lindsell Train (discretionary managed accounts)
 
  
5.2179%
 
 5.2179%
 
 
10. In case of proxy voting
 
Name of the proxy holder
 
 
 
The number and % of voting rights held
 
 
 
The date until which the voting rights will be held
 
 
11. Additional Information
 
 
 
12. Date of Completion
 
18-Jun-2021
 
13. Place Of Completion
 
London
 
 
 
 
 
Emily Spooner
 
Assistant Company Secretary
 
Pearson plc
 
21st June 2021
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SIGNATURE
 
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 PEARSON plc
  
Date: 21 June 2021
 
 By: /s/ NATALIE WHITE
  
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 Natalie White
 Deputy Company Secretary