SOURCE: Prudential plc

December 21, 2006 11:38 ET

Prudential PLC announces Director/PDMR Shareholding

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 21, 2006 --


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 to 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

3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

Barry Stowe



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

Notification is in respect of the person in 3 above



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

Prudential plc American Depository Receipts (ADRs) representing 2 Prudential plc
Ordinary Shares Of 5p Each



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

B L Stowe - 2,500 ADRs

BWCI Trust Company Limited - 29,584 ADRs

BWCI Trust Company Limited - 1,255 ADRs



8 State the nature of the transaction

 Purchase of 2,500 ADRs in the name of Barry Stowe.

Award of ADRs under the Prudential Employee Share Trust - see additional
information.



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

B L Stowe - 2,500 ADRs

BWCI Trust Company Limited - An award of 29,584 ADRs under the Prudential
Employee Share Trust - see additional information.

BWCI Trust Company Limited - An award of 1,255 ADRs under the Prudential
Employee Share Trust - see additional information.



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

less than 0.003%



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

B L Stowe - 2,500 ADRs - $27.71

BWCI Trust Company Limited - 29,584 ADRs under the Prudential Employee Share
Trust - see additional information.

BWCI Trust Company Limited - 1,255 ADRs under the Prudential Employee Share
Trust - see additional information.



14. Date and place of transaction

21 December 2006, New York



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

33,339 ADRs representing 66,678 ordinary shares, less than 0.03%



16. Date issuer informed of transaction

21 December 2006



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

17 Date of grant

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A



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

N/A

23. Any additional information

An award for

1,255 ADRs capable of being released to Mr B L Stowe on 21 December 2006



An award for

3,544 ADRs capable of being released to Mr B L Stowe on 1 May 2007

3,544 ADRs capable of being released to Mr B L Stowe on 1 May 2008

3,544 ADRs capable of being released to Mr B L Stowe on 1 May 2009

14,353 ADRs capable of being released to Mr B L Stowe on 1 September 2009

3,544 ADRs capable of being released to Mr B L Stowe on 1 January 2010

1,055 ADRs capable of being released to Mr B L Stowe on 1 May 2010



24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Lee Davis, Group Secretarial, 020 7548 3807

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

Susan Henderson, Deputy Group Secretary, 020 7548 3805

Date of notification

21 December 2006



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

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