SOURCE: Prudential plc

September 29, 2005 11:21 ET

Prudential Plc announces Director/PDMR Shareholding

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 29, 2005 --NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required by DR 3.1.4R(1).

     
(1)  An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating
     to the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 
     16, 23 and 24.

(2)  An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating 
     the shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8,13, 14, 
     16, 23 and 24.

(3)  An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a 
     director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should 
     complete boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24.

(4)  An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument 
     relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should 
     complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.

Please complete all relevant boxes should in block capital letters.

1. Name of the issuer

PRUDENTIAL PLC

2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified in accordance with DR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or

(ii) DR 3.1.4(R )(1)(b) a disclosure made in accordance with section 324 (as extended by section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or

(iii) both (i) and (ii)

(iii) both

3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

Mark Tucker

4. State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the connected person

N/A

5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

N/A

6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or financial instruments relating to shares

N/A

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

N/A

8 State the nature of the transaction

Grant of option under the Prudential plc Savings-Related Share Option Scheme

9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares acquired

N/A

10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

N/A

11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares disposed

N/A

12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

N/A

13. Price per share or value of transaction

N/A

14. Date and place of transaction

N/A

15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

N/A

16. Date issuer informed of transaction

N/A

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by the issuer complete the following boxes

17 Date of grant

29 September 2005

18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

1 December 2008 - 31 May 2009

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

N/A

20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)

Prudential plc Ordinary Shares

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

407p

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

2,297

23. Any additional information

N/A

24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Jennie Webb, Group Secretarial, 020 7548 2027

Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making notification

Andrew Nash, Deputy Group Secretary, 020 7548 3805

Date of notification

29 September 2005

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