Veritas Capital To Buy Peason Government Solutions

Veritas Capital Partners has agreed to acquire Pearson Government Solutions (PGS) from Pearson PLC for $600 million. Pearson also will retain a minority interest in PGS, an Arlington, Va.-based provider of information and benefits solutions to national and local governments, education institutions and corporations. PGS will be renamed early next year.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />