Pearson PLC (PSON) - Statement re. Press Comment RNS Number : 5812P Pearson PLC 25 October 2012 Press release 25 October 2012 STATEMENT ON MEDIA COVERAGE REGARDING PENGUIN Pearson notes recent media coverage regarding Penguin, its consumer publishing division, and Random House (part of Bertelsmann). Pearson confirms that it is discussing with Bertelsmann a possible combination of Penguin and Random House. The two companies have not reached agreement and there is no certainty that the discussions will lead to a transaction. A further announcement will be made if and when appropriate. ENDS For more information: Luke Swanson / Simon Mays-Smith / Charles Goldsmith +44 (0)207 010 2310 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END SPCPGGUUUUPPGQA -0- Oct/25/2012 16:02 GMT
Pearson PLC PSON Statement re. Press Comment
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