Prudential plc Announces Director Shareholding


LONDON, Nov. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Prudential plc Announcement:

Schedule 11 - Notification of Interests of Directors and Connected Persons

No of Reports in announcement: 1

  1. Name of director:

     Roberto Mendoza

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

     Director named above

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

     Goldman Sachs Securities (Nominees) Limited

  4. Please state whether notification relates to a person(s)
     connected with the director named in 1 above and identify the
     connected person(s):


  5. Please state the nature of the transaction. For PEP transactions
     please indicate whether general/single/Company on PEP and if

     Purchase of ordinary shares in Prudential plc

  6. Number of shares/amount of stock acquired:


  7. Percentage of issued class:

     Less than 0.0009%

  8. Number of shares/amount of stock disposed:


  9. Percentage of issued class:


 10. Class of security:

     Prudential plc ordinary 5p

 11. Price per share:


 12. Date of transaction:

     12 November 2004

 13. Date company informed:

     15 November 2004

 14. Total holding following this transaction:

     131,377 ordinary Prudential plc shares

 15. Total percentage holding of issued class following this

     Less than 0.006%

     If a director has been granted options by the company, please
     complete the following fields:

 16. Date of grant:


 17. Period during which or date on which exercisable:


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


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


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


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


 Additional information:

 Company official responsible for making notification

 John Price, Deputy Group Secretary
 020 7548 3805

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Jennie Webb
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