SOURCE: Prudential plc

October 27, 2005 04:03 ET

Prudential plc announces - Rule 2.10 announcement

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 27, 2005 --Prudential plc

27 October 2005

For Immediate Release

Prudential plc ("Prudential")

Rule 2.10 announcement - Relevant Securities in Issue

In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, Prudential confirms that it has 2,384,404,997 ordinary shares of 5p in issue and 13,756,056 ordinary shares of 5p under option, part of which may be satisfied by the transfer of existing shares (ISIN GB0007099541).

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

Contact name for Enquiries

Sylvia Edwards

020 7548 3826

Company official responsible for making notification

Andrew Nash, Deputy Group Secretary

020 7548 3805

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