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Pearson plc (PSO) Information Request Form

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces it has filed a class action complaint in the USDC for the Southern District of New York on behalf of shareholders of Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO) who purchased American Depositary Receipts between January 21, 2016 and January 17, 2017.

The complaint alleges that during the Class Period, the Company made materially false and/or misleading statements regarding the Company’s business, operational and compliance policies. In particular, the complaint alleges the Company made overly optimistic projections for 2017 and 2018 regarding its U.S. education business when, in reality, students were not likely to purchase the Company’s products when more affordable alternatives were available.

On January 18, 2017, Pearson issued a press release announcing that it no longer expected to achieve its operative profit guidance for 2018 as a result of “[t]he North American higher education courseware market being much weaker than expected” and that Pearson would “rebase” its dividend “from 2017 onwards.” Following this news, shares of Pearson fell approximately 29% on January 18, 2017, from a previous close of $9.99 to a close of $7.13 per share.

If you suffered a loss in Pearson you have until April 25, 2017 to request that the Court appoint you as lead plaintiff. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn’t require that you serve as a lead plaintiff.

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This submission does not create an attorney-client relationship. If we believe that you might be an appropriate lead plaintiff, we will contact you to discuss whether to establish an attorney-client relationship.

This letter confirms that you have retained Levi & Korsinsky, LLP to represent you as a named plaintiff in a shareholder action involving Pearson plc.

We agree to advance all expenses in the litigation, which means that you are not liable to pay any of the expenses of the lawsuit, whether attorneys' fees or costs. Regardless of the result, we will never ask you to directly pay for any attorneys' fees or costs. Should we obtain a favorable result, we may ask the court to award us compensation to be paid by the defendants or as a portion of any class benefit, but, again, we will never ask you to directly pay any of the costs of this litigation.

As the client you are entitled to direct the litigation in any way you deem proper, and may at any time order us to dismiss the case or opt-out. Should you choose to do so, we will never ask you to reimburse us directly for any legal fees or expenses. During the course of this litigation, we may employ and/or work with other law firms to prosecute your case.

We look forward to representing you and other Pearson plc shareholders.


Levi & Korsinsky,LLP

Joseph Levi

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