LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 27, 2006 --

Prudential plc

27 December 2006

For Immediate Release

Prudential plc ("Prudential")


In accordance with the transitional provisions of the Financial Services Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, Prudential would like to notify the market of the following:

At 6pm on 22 December 2006 Prudential's issued share capital consists of 2,444,312,425 ordinary shares of 5p each and which are admitted to trading. Each ordinary share carries the right to one vote in relation to all circumstances at general meetings of Prudential. Prudential does not hold any ordinary shares in treasury.

Therefore, the total number of voting rights in Prudential is 2,444,312,425.

This figure (2,444,312,425) may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Prudential under the Financial Services Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Additional information:

Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc, a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.


Prudential plc
Lee Davis, Group Secretariat
020 7548 3807

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