SOURCE: Prudential plc

March 02, 2005 05:59 ET

PRUDENTIAL PLC ANNOUNCES DIRECTOR SHAREHOLDING

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 2, 2005 --

                                  SCHEDULE 11

          NOTIFICATION OF INTERESTS OF DIRECTORS AND CONNECTED PERSONS
1. Name of company

Prudential plc

2. Name of director

Mark Norbom

3. Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18 or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

Director named above

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

Director named above

5. Please state whether notification relates to a person(s) connected with the director named in 2 above and identify the connected person(s)

N/A

6. Please state the nature of the transaction. For PEP transactions please indicate whether general/single co PEP and if discretionary/non discretionary

See additional information

7. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired

15,339

8. Percentage of issued class

Less than 0.0007%

9. Number of shares/amount of stock disposed

Nil

10. Percentage of issued class

N/A

11. Class of security

Shares of 5p each

12. Price per share

N/A

13. Date of transaction

2 March 2005

14. Date company informed

2 March 2005

15. Total holding following this notification

783,235

16. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

Less than 0.04%

If a director has been granted options by the company please complete the following boxes.

17. Date of grant

N/A

18. Period during which or date on which exercisable

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

23. Any additional information

Release of shares awarded under the Prudential Employee Share Trust, as per the announcement made on 3 September 2004, AVS number 480185.

The number of shares originally awarded were increased due to the Prudential Rights Issue, as per the announcement made on 22 December 2004, AVS 905759

24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Jennie Webb, 0207 548 2027

25. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification

Vanessa Jones, Deputy Group Secretary, 020 7548 3805

Date of Notification

2 March 2005


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