SOURCE: Prudential plc

March 31, 2005 11:24 ET

Prudential Plc announces Holding(s) in Company - 2

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 31, 2005 --PRUDENTIAL PLC ANNOUNCEMENT

Schedule 10 - Notification of Major Interests in Shares

1. Name of Company

Prudential plc

2. Name of shareholder having a major interest:

Lehman Brothers International (Europe)

3. Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of the shareholder named in 1 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:

Notifiable interest of Lehman Brothers International (Europe)

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

Not known

5. Number of shares/amount of stock acquired:

N/A

6. Percentage of issued class:

N/A

7. Number of shares/amount of stock disposed:

See additional information

8. Percentage of issued class:

See additional information

9. Class of security:

Ordinary shares of 5p each

10. Date of transaction:

23 March 2005

11. Date company informed:

31 March 2005

12. Total holding following this notification:

Not known

13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification:

Not known

14. Additional Information:

The Company received notification from Lehman Brothers International (Europe) on 31 March 2005 that as at the close of business on 23 March 2005 the interest of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) in the ordinary shares of Prudential plc had fallen below 3% and it no longer had a reportable interest in the ordinary shares of Prudential plc.

                                     -ENDS-

Contact name for Enquiries

Chris Barton
020 7548 3423

Company official responsible for making notification

Bob Walker, Deputy Group Secretary
020 7548 3848




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