SOURCE: Prudential plc

March 30, 2005 05:35 ET

Prudential plc announces Director Shareholding

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 30, 2005 --

 
                            SCHEDULE 11

      NOTIFICATION OF INTERESTS OF DIRECTORS AND CONNECTED PERSONS

1. Name of company

Prudential plc

2. Name of director

G Mark Wood

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

Disposal of shares held in own name

7. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired

N/A

8. Percentage of issued class

N/A

9. Number of shares/amount of stock disposed

30,000

10. Percentage of issued class

Less than 0.002%

11. Class of security

Ordinary shares of 5p each

12. Price per share

GBP5.015

13. Date of transaction

29 March 2005

14. Date company informed

29 March 2005

15. Total holding following this notification

555,541

16. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

Less than 0.03%

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

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 3848

Date of Notification

30 March 2005

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