Prudential plc Announces Director Shareholding

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) --

                          SCHEDULE 11


1. Name of company

Prudential plc

2. Name of director

Kathleen O'Donovan, Robert Rowley, Bridget Macaskill, James Ross,

Michael Garrett and Roberto Mendoza

3. Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of the shareholder named in 2 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 or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

Directors named above

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

Kathleen O'Donovan Robert Rowley Bridget Macaskill: registered in name of Giltspur Nominees Limited James Ross Michael Garrett Roberto Mendoza: registered in name of Strand Nominees Limited

5. Please state whether notification relates to a person(s) connected with the director named in 2 above and identify the connected person(s)


6. Please state the nature of the transaction. For PEP transactions please indicate whether general/single co PEP and if discretionary/non discretionary

Acquisition of shares, agreed by UKLA, using agreed % of the quarterly payment of board and committee fees to the non-executive directors as set out in 7 below

7. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired

 Kathleen O'Donovan      660 shares
 Robert Rowley           660 shares
 Bridget Macaskill       808 shares
 James Ross              808 shares
 Michael Garrett         269 shares
 Roberto Mendoza         807 shares

8. Percentage of issued class

 Kathleen O'Donovan      0.00003262%
 Robert Rowley           0.00003262%
 Bridget Macaskill       0.00003993%
 James Ross              0.00003993%
 Michael Garrett         0.00001329%
 Roberto Mendoza         0.00003988%

9. Number of shares/amount of stock disposed


10. Percentage of issued class


11. Class of security

Ordinary Shares of 5p each

12. Price per share


13. Date of transaction

30 September 2004

14. Date company informed

30 September 2004

15. Total holding following this notification

 Kathleen O'Donovan   (6,477 shares)
 Robert Rowley        (34,240 shares)
 Bridget Macaskill    (8,407 shares)
 James Ross           (3,784 shares)
 Michael Garrett      (10,269 shares)
 Roberto Mendoza      (110,106 shares)

16. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

 Kathleen O'Donovan         0.00032%
 Robert Rowley              0.00169 %
 Bridget Macaskill          0.00042 %
 James Ross                 0.00019%
 Michael Garrett            0.00051 %
 Roberto Mendoza            0.00544%

If a director has been granted options by the company please complete the following boxes.

17. Date of grant


18. Period during which or date on which exercisable


19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option


20. Description of shares or debentures involved: class, number


21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be fixed at time of exercise


22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following this notification


23. Any additional information


24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Chris Barton, 020 7548 3423

25. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification

Bob Walker, Deputy Group Secretary, 020 7548 3848

Date of Notification

30 September 2004

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