SOURCE: Prudential plc

May 31, 2005 11:50 ET

Prudential PLC announces Director Shareholding

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 31, 2005 --

                                  SCHEDULE 11

          NOTIFICATION OF INTERESTS OF DIRECTORS AND CONNECTED PERSONS

1. Name of company
 
Prudential plc



2. Name of director

Michael Garrett



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)

Michael Garrett - shares held in UBS AG



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/ISA transactions please
indicate whether general/single co PEP and if discretionary/non discretionary

Take up of shares under the Prudential plc Rights Issue



7. Number of shares / amount of stock acquired

1,666 ordinary shares



8. Percentage of issued class

Less than 0.00007%



9. Number of shares/amount of stock disposed
 
N/A



10. Percentage of issued class

N/A



11. Class of security

Prudential ordinary shares of 5p each



12. Price per share
 
308p



13. Date of transaction

11 November 2004



14. Date company informed
 
27 May 2005



15. Total holding following this notification

13,504 ordinary shares



16. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification

Less than 0.0006%



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
 
N/A

24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Chris Barton, 020 7548 3423



25. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making
this notification
 
Vanessa Jones, Deputy Group Secretary, 020 7548 3805



Date of Notification

31 May 2005

 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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