1. Cevian Amps Up Pressure On Pearson, One Year in to New CEO

    Cevian Amps Up Pressure On Pearson, One Year in to New CEO

    Activist investor Cevian Capital has built up its stake in the world’s largest education company Pearson, a year after new chief executive Andy Bird joined with a promise of a “new era” for the beleaguered group. The Swedish investor is now Pearson’s second largest shareholder, indicating it plans to heat up pressure on the publisher and a push for a seat on the board may be on the horizon...

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