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Notes to the Accounts

   
 

5. Profit/(loss) on sale of businesses and associates

all figures in millions 2000 1999



Continuing operations:    
Profit on sale of 20% of Recoletos 86
Loss on closure of Dorling Kindersley Family Learning business (16)
Net loss on sale of other businesses and associates (40) (44)



  30 (44)



Discontinued operations:    
Profit on sale of Lazard (see note 15) 231



  261 (44)



Taxation (51) 5



2000 Annual Report
* Introduction
* Chairman's letter
* Chief executive's review
* The Pearson Goals
* Internet Enterprises
* The Results
* Pearson Education
* The Penguin Group
* The Financial Times Group
* Recoletos
* Financial Review
* The Board
* Directors' Report
* Personnel Committee Report
* Consolidated profit and loss account
* Consolidated balance sheet
* Consolidated statement of cash flows
* Statement of total recognised gains and losses
* Reconciliation of movements in equity shareholders' funds
* Report to the Auditors to the Members of Pearson plc
* Principal subsidiaries and associates
* Five year summary
* Corporate and Operating Measures
* Shareholder information
* Notes to the accounts
 

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