Prudential plc -- Blocklisting Six Month Return

London, UNITED KINGDOM


LONDON, Oct. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) (LSE:PRU):


                               SCHEDULE 5

                    BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN

 To: Listing Applications
     UK Listing Authority
     Financial Services Authority
     25, The North Colonnade
     Canary Wharf
     London, E14 5HS


          Please ensure the entries on this return are typed

1. Name of company Prudential plc

2. Name of scheme Prudential Savings-Related Share Option Scheme

3. Period of return: From 1 April 2003 to 30 September 2003

4. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 7,209,201 ordinary shares of 5p each debt security) not issued under scheme

5. Number of shares issued/allotted under scheme 0 ordinary shares of 5p each during period:

6. Balance under scheme not yet issued/allotted at 7,209,201 ordinary shares of 5p each end of period

7. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 4,000,000 RA Prudential plc - 15 June 2001 debt securities) originally listed and the date of admission; 5,000,000 RA Prudential plc - 7 June 2002

Please confirm total number of shares in issue at the end of the period in order for us to update our records 2,007,331,941 ordinary shares of 5p each


 Contact for queries:                 Address: Laurence Pountney Hill
 Name: Jennie Webb                             London EC4R 0HH
 Telephone: 020 7548 6027

                            SCHEDULE 5

               BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN


 To: Listing Applications
     UK Listing Authority
     Financial Services Authority
     25, The North Colonnade
     Canary Wharf
     London, E14 5HS


          Please ensure the entries on this return are typed

1. Name of company Prudential plc

2. Name of scheme Prudential Executive Share Option Scheme

3. Period of return: From 1 April 2003 to 30 September 2003

4. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 1,004,855 ordinary shares of 5p each debt security) not issued under scheme

5. Number of shares issued/allotted under scheme 316,500 ordinary shares of 5p each during period:

6. Balance under scheme not yet issued/allotted at 688,355 ordinary shares of 5p each end of period

7. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 839,096 RA Prudential plc - 2 October 2001 debt securities) originally listed and the date of admission;

Please confirm total number of shares in issue at the end of the period in order for us to update our records 2,007,331,941 ordinary shares of 5p each


 Contact for queries:              Address: Laurence Pountney Hill
 Name: Jennie Webb                          London EC4R 0HH
 Telephone: 020 7548 6027

                            SCHEDULE 5

                 BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN


 To: Listing Applications
     UK Listing Authority
     Financial Services Authority
     25, The North Colonnade
     Canary Wharf
     London, E14 5HS

          Please ensure the entries on this return are typed

1. Name of company Prudential plc

2. Name of scheme M&G 1994 Executive Share Option Scheme

3. Period of return: From 1 April 2003 to 30 September 2003

4. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 7,567 ordinary shares of 5p each debt security) not issued under scheme

5. Number of shares issued/allotted under scheme 0 ordinary shares of 5p each during period:

6. Balance under scheme not yet issued/allotted at 7,567 ordinary shares of 5p each end of period

7. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 204,307 RA Prudential plc 00008 - October 1999 debt securities) originally listed and the date of admission;

Please confirm total number of shares in issue at the end of the period in order for us to update our records 2,007,331,941 ordinary shares of 5p each


 Contact for queries:                Address: Laurence Pountney Hill
 Name: Jennie Webb                            London EC4R 0HH
 Telephone: 020 7548 6027

                               SCHEDULE 5

                   BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN


 To: Listing Applications
     UK Listing Authority
     Financial Services Authority
     25, The North Colonnade
     Canary Wharf
     London, E14 5HS

           Please ensure the entries on this return are typed

1. Name of company Prudential plc

2. Name of scheme M&G Limited 1992 Savings-Related Share Option Scheme

3. Period of return: From 1 April 2003 to 30 September 2003

4. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 365,495 ordinary shares of 5p each debt security) not issued under scheme

5. Number of shares issued/allotted under scheme 0 ordinary shares of 5p each during period:

6. Balance under scheme not yet issued/allotted at 365,495 ordinary shares of 5p each end of period

7. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 1,081,343 RA Prudential plc 00008 - October 1999 debt securities) originally listed and the date of admission;

Please confirm total number of shares in issue at the end of the period in order for us to update our records 2,007,331,941 ordinary shares of 5p each


 Contact for queries:                  Address: Laurence Pountney Hill
 Name: Jennie Webb                              London EC4R 0HH
 Telephone: 020 7548 6027

                                SCHEDULE 5

                  BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN


 To: Listing Applications
     UK Listing Authority
     Financial Services Authority
     25, The North Colonnade
     Canary Wharf
     London, E14 5HS

         Please ensure the entries on this return are typed

1. Name of company Prudential plc

2. Name of scheme Prudential Europe Management Services Sharesave Plan

3. Period of return: From 1 April 2003 to 30 September 2003

4. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 10,000 ordinary shares of 5p each debt security) not issued under scheme

5. Number of shares issued/allotted under scheme 0 ordinary shares of 5p each during period:

6. Balance under scheme not yet issued/allotted at 10,000 ordinary shares of 5p each end of period

7. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 10,000 RA Prudential plc - 18 December 2001 debt securities) originally listed and the date of admission;

Please confirm total number of shares in issue at the end of the period in order for us to update our records 2,007,331,941 ordinary shares of 5p each


 Contact for queries:                Address: Laurence Pountney Hill
 Name: Jennie Webb                            London EC4R 0HH
 Telephone: 020 7548 6027

                             SCHEDULE 5

                 BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN


 To: Listing Applications
     UK Listing Authority
     Financial Services Authority
     25, The North Colonnade
     Canary Wharf
     London, E14 5HS


          Please ensure the entries on this return are typed

1. Name of company Prudential plc

2. Name of scheme Prudential International Savings-Related Share Option Scheme

3. Period of return: From 1 April 2003 to 30 September 2003

4. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 100,000 ordinary shares of 5p each debt security) not issued under scheme

5. Number of shares issued/allotted under scheme 0 ordinary shares of 5p each during period:

6. Balance under scheme not yet issued/allotted at 100,000 ordinary shares of 5p each end of period

7. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/ 100,000 RA Prudential plc - 2 October 2001 debt securities) originally listed and the date of admission;

Please confirm total number of shares in issue at the end of the period in order for us to update our records 2,007,331,941 ordinary shares of 5p each


 Contact for queries:                 Address: Laurence Pountney Hill
 Name: Jennie Webb                             London EC4R 0HH
 Telephone: 020 7548 6027


 Person making return
 Name: John Price
 Position: Deputy Group Secretary


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 Contact for queries:
 Name: Jennie Webb
 Telephone: 020 7548 6027