Prudential plc -- Holding(s) in Company

London, UNITED KINGDOM


LONDON, June 16, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) (LSE:PRU) announcement:

Schedule 10 -- Notification of Major Interests in Shares

Holding in Prudential plc.

1. Name of shareholder having a major interest:

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

2. Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of the shareholder named in 1 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18:

Non beneficial interest. The Capital Group Companies, Inc holds all shares attributed to it solely in its capacity as discretionary investment management to several investment management companies.

3. Name of registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of shares held by each of them:

On behalf of its affilliates, including Capital International S.A., Capital International Limited, and Capital Guardian Trust Company

4. Number of shares/amount of stock acquired:

See additional information

5. Percentage of issued class:

See additional information

6. Number of shares/amount of stock disposed:

N/A

7. Percentage of issued class:

N/A

8. Class of security:

Shares of 5p each

9. Date of transaction:

Not known

10. Date company informed:

16 June 2003

11. Total holding following this notification:

77,098,459

12. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification:

3.84%

Additional Information:

The Capital Group Companies, Inc. notified us on 16 June 2003 of a non beneficial interest of 3.84% in the share capital of Prudential plc.

This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange


 Contact name for Enquiries

 Jennie Webb
 0207 548 6027

 Company official responsible for making notification

 John Price, Deputy Group Secretary
 020 7548 3805