Prudential plc Announces Director Shareholding

London, UNITED KINGDOM


LONDON, Dec. 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) --

Schedule 11 -- Notification of Interests of Directors and Connected Persons

Holders in Prudential plc

Number of Reports in announcement:

1. Name of director:

Jonathan Bloomer, Philip Broadley, Mark Norbom, Michael McLintock, G Mark Wood, Clark Manning

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:

Directors 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):

BWCI Trust Company 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):

N/A

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

Further to the Rights Issue announcement on 19 October 2004 the following adjustments have been made to conditional awards held under the rules of the Prudential Restricted Share Plan, deferred share awards made under the Annual Incentive Plan, an award of shares under the Prudential On Appointment Share Award and options held under the Restricted Share Plan and the Prudential Savings-Related Share Option Scheme -- See additional information.

6. Number of shares/amount of stock acquired:

See additional information

7. Percentage of issued class:

See additional information

8. Number of shares/amount of stock disposed:

N/A

9. Percentage of issued class:

N/A

10. Class of security:

Ordinary shares of 5p each in Prudential plc

11. Price per share:

N/A

12. Date of transaction:

N/A

13. Date company informed:

22 December 2004

14. Total holding following this transaction:

See additional information

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

See additional information

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

16. Date of grant:

N/A

17. Period during which or date on which exercisable:

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

Additional information: Jonathan Bloomer



 Conditional awards held under the Prudential Restricted Share Plan

 Award Date    Original Award   Rights Issue        Award after the
                                Adjustment          Adjustment

 2 April 2002  177,110          8,693               185,803
 2 April 2003  266,527          13,083              279,610
 2 April 2004  401,708          19,718              421,426


 Options held under the Prudential Restricted Share Plan

 Date of        Original         Rights Issue       Options after
 Grant          Options          Adjustment         the Adjustment
                Granted

 17 March 2000  56,859           2,791              59,650
  2 April 2001  38,581           1,893              40,474
 15 March 2002  8,170            401                8,571

Number of shares acquired: 46,579

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.002%

Total shareholding following this transaction: 1,714,918

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.08%

Philip Broadley



 Conditional awards held under the Prudential Restricted Share Plan

 Award Date    Original Award   Rights Issue        Award after the
                                Adjustment          Adjustment

 2 April 2002  85,990           4,220               90,210
 2 April 2003  127,653          6,266               133,919
 2 April 2004  200,854          9,859               210,713


 Deferred Share Award under the Prudential Annual Incentive Plan

 Award Date   Original Award     Rights Issue       Award after the
              and accumulated    Adjustment         Adjustment
              dividends

 9 March 2004 5,755              278                6,033

Number of shares acquired: 20,623

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.0009%

Total shareholding following this transaction: 464,396

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.02%

Clark Manning



 Conditional awards held under the Prudential Restricted Share Plan

 Award Date    Original Award   Rights Issue        Award after the
                                Adjustment          Adjustment

 2 April 2002  107,086          5,256               112,342
 2 April 2003  141,874          6,964               148,838
 2 April 2004  186,995          9,179               196,174

Number of shares acquired: 21,399

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.001%

Total shareholding following this transaction: 481,517

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.03%

Michael McLintock



 Conditional awards held under the Prudential Restricted Share Plan

 Award Date    Original Award   Rights Issue        Award after the
                                Adjustment          Adjustment

 2 April 2002  30,292           1,486               31,778
 2 April 2003  43,486           2,134               45,620
 2 April 2004  64,274           3,155               67,429


 Deferred Share Award under the Prudential Annual Incentive Plan

 Award Date   Original Award     Rights Issue       Award after the
              and accumulated    Adjustment         Adjustment
              dividends

 9 March 2004 51,446             2,492              53,938

Number of shares acquired: 9,267

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.0004%

Total shareholding following this transaction: 254,452

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.02%

Mark Norbom



 Conditional awards held under the Prudential Restricted Share Plan

 Award Date    Original Award   Rights Issue        Award after the
                                Adjustment          Adjustment

 2 April 2004  190,811          9,366               200,177


 Award of shares under the Prudential on appointment share award

 Award Date         Original      Rights Issue       Award after the
                    Award         Adjustment         Adjustment

 3 September 2004   14,622        717                15,339
 3 September 2004   14,622        717                15,339
 3 September 2004   85,173        4,180              89,353
 3 September 2004   30,118        1,478              31,596
 3 September 2004   14,622        717                15,339
 3 September 2004   395,417       19,409             414,826

Number of shares acquired: 36,584

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.002%

Total shareholding following this transaction: 783,235

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.04%

G Mark Wood



 Conditional awards held under the Prudential Restricted Share Plan

 Award Date    Original Award   Rights Issue        Award after the
                                Adjustment          Adjustment

 2 April 2002  87,994           4,316               92,260
 2 April 2003  131,861          6,472               138,333
 2 April 2004  200,854          9,859               210,713


 Deferred Share Award under the Prudential Annual Incentive Plan

 Award Date    Original Award     Rights Issue      Award after the
               and accumulated    Adjustment        Adjustment
               dividends

 22 March 2002 6,919              334               7,253

Number of shares acquired: 20,981

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.0009%

Total shareholding following this transaction: 598,527

Percentage of Issued Capital: Less than 0.03%



 Rights Issue Adjustments to Options granted under the Prudential
 Savings-Related Option Scheme

 Director     Date of         Options     Rights      New Options
              Grant           originally  Issue       after
                              Granted     Adjustment  Adjustment

 Jonathan     26 April 2000   2,247       110         2,357
 Bloomer
 Philip       15 April 2004   2,589       127         2,716
 Broadley
 Michael      17 April 2003   5,866       287         6,153
 McLintock
 G Mark Wood  4 October 2001  2,835       139         2,974



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Contact name for Enquiries

Jennie Webb
020 7548 2027
Company official responsible for making notification

Bob Walker, Deputy Group Secretary
020 7548 3848


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