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Pearson subject of private-equity takeover?

Speculation has been mounting in recent weeks over a possible takeover bid for Pearson, parent company of Penguin and Pearson Education. A Reuters report on 17 January 2007 noted that Pearson shares had jumped to their highest price since mid-2002 amid ‘speculation that private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co...

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