Pearson PLC (PSON.L)
Nov 24 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:
FRANKFURT European media giant Bertelsmann is looking for a private equity partner to help it buy the rest of publisher Penguin Random House should co-owner Pearson want a swift exit from the business, three sources told Reuters.
* Could use financial help if Pearson exits quickly - sources
FRANKFURT, Nov 24 European media conglomerate Bertelsmann is looking for a private equity partner to help it buy the rest of publisher Penguin Random House in case co-owner Pearson wants a quick exit from the business, three sources told Reuters.
* Dow Jones and Pearson today jointly announce plans to divest their stakes in Russian newspaper Vedomosti to the Kudryavtsev family Source text: (http://bit.ly/1Ngm5FO) Further company coverage:
* Appointment of Lincoln Wallen as an independent non-executive director, effective from January 1st 2016.
BARCELONA, Nov 11 Pearson's chief executive John Fallon said on Wednesday he considered protecting his company's dividend a top priority as the world's largest educational publisher struggles with slowdowns in most of its major markets.
LONDON, Oct 26 British education publisher Pearson named Sidney Taurel as its new chairman on Monday, appointing the former pharmaceutical boss to lead its board at a time when it is facing questions over its strategy.
* Taurel (adds dropped word), former ceo and chairman of global pharmaceutical firm eli lilly will take over on 1 january 2016
TORONTO, Oct 23 The plunge in the stock price of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc has not only cost some of Wall Street's titans billions of dollars this week, it also wiped $1.5 billion from the personal wealth of its head Mike Pearson.