Pearson has frozen the Libyan government's 3% stake in the media group amid continuing violence in the Middle Eastern country.
The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA), Libya's sovereign wealth fund, has 26.6m shares in Pearson or 3.27% of the issued share capital, meaning it is Pearson's fifth biggest shareholder.
SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements.Learn more