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Pearson

Pearson
1844 FOUNDED
PUBLIC STATUS
20K-25K EMPLOYEES
PSON STOCK SYMBOL
85 INVESTMENTS
$8.89 SHARE PRICE (As of Friday Closing)
Description

U.K.-listed Pearson is the world's largest educational provider. The company has been disposing of noncore businesses such as the Financial Times, The Economist, and publishing house Penguin (in which it retains a 25% stake), and is now focused on being an educational resource provider. While Pearson's primary activity centres on higher-level education, the firm also has significant operations in providing clinical assessments, professional certification and testing.

Website
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporation
Primary Industry
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Publishing
Stock Exchange
LON
Primary Office
  • 80 Strand
  • London WC2R 0RL
  • England, United Kingdom

+44 020 0000 0000
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Pearson Stock Performance

52 wk Range Market Cap Prev. Close EPS Average Volume Shares
$0.09 - $13.19 $6.67B $8.53 $0.75 3.17M 782M

Pearson Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM
30-Jun-2019
FY 2018
31-Dec-2018
FY 2017
31-Dec-2017
FY 2016
31-Dec-2016
Enterprise Value 8,318,693 10,321,630 10,041,061 10,176,855
Revenue 5,296,736 5,505,847 5,810,779 6,150,022
EBITDA 556,461 846,746 1,481,987 (2,410,290)
Net Income 578,461 784,073 522,751 (3,157,425)
Total Assets 10,093,906 10,030,708 10,659,892 12,419,494
Total Debt 2,547,238 913,613 1,466,276 3,045,034
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Pearson Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Post-Val Valuation/
EBITDA
Debt Status

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Pearson Competitors (8)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Cengage Learning Formerly PE-Backed Boston, MA 0000 0000 000000000000 0000
00000000 000000 Private Equity-Backed Heidelberg, Germany 00000 00.000 00000000
0000000 000000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Gugaon, India 0000 00000 000000&0
00000000 0000000 0 Formerly PE-Backed Boston, MA 0000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
00000000 Private Equity-Backed Bloomington, MN 000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
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Pearson Investments & Acquisitions (85)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 31-Oct-2019 000000000000000000 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) 0000 000000 000000
0000000000 0000000 02-Mar-2016 000000000000000000 Business/Productivity Software 0000 000000
00000 00000 30-Jun-2014 000000000000000000 00000 Education and Training Services (B2B)
000000 0000000 07-Oct-2013 000000000000000000 Other IT Services
Voxy 26-Sep-2013 Early Stage VC 00.00 Educational Software
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Pearson Exits (37)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000000.000 25-Feb-2013 000000000 00000 Completed
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0000 00000 28-Dec-2012 000000000 00000000 000.00 Completed
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000000 000000000 19-Jul-2012 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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0000000000000 25-May-2012 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Global Education & Technology Group 31-Dec-2011 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
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Pearson Subsidiaries (16)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Pearson Ventures Corporate Venture Capital New York, NY 2012
0000000 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Saint Louis, MO 0000
0+0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Glenview, IL 0000
0000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Spring Branch, TX 0000
000000 0000000 Other IT Services London, United Kingdom 0000
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Pearson Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Participating Rounds Investor Since Board Seat Contact Info

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Pearson Executive Team (69)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
John Joseph Fallon Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Philip Hoffman President
Coram Williams Chief Financial Officer & Board Member
Albert Hitchcock Chief Operating & Technology Officer
Jonathan Chocqueel-Mangan Chief Strategy Officer

34 Former Executives

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Pearson Board Members (11)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
00000 00000000 Pearson Chief Financial Officer & Board Member 000 0000
000000000 000000 Self Board Member 000 0000
000000 000000000 Self Board Member 000 0000
0000 000000 000000 Pearson Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
000000 00000 00.0 Self Board Member 000 0000

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