Pearson reports £2.6bn loss for the year

Pearson has reported a massive pre-tax loss for the year of £2.6bn, including a goodwill impairment, following the challenges it has been facing in the US education market. The company, which in January delivered its fifth profit warning in four years, also reported a sharp rise in debt to £1,092m (2015: £654m). Meanwhile, Penguin Random House adjusted operating profits for Pearson's 47% stake in the trade publisher were £129m for 2016, up 43% in terms of headline growth (23% in underlying growth) from £90m in 2015. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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