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Pearson takeover of Harcourt complete: companies to ‘blend’, some redundancies announced

Pearson has received the necessary approvals from the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) to allow it to finalise the acquisition of Harcourt Education in Australia and New Zealand, concluding a deal that was announced in early May.Effective immediately, David O'Brien, Harcourt's Asia-Pacific chief executive, will report to Pearson Education's MD,...

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