SOURCE: Prudential plc

August 22, 2006 07:49 ET

Prudential PLC announces Holding(s) in Company - 2

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 22, 2006 --

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:

See additional information

6. Percentage of issued class:

See additional information

7. Number of shares/amount of stock disposed:

N/a

8. Percentage of issued class:

N/a

9. Class of security:

Ordinary shares of 5p each

10. Date of transaction:

15 August 2006

11. Date company informed:

22 August 2006

12. Total holding following this notification:

90,397,085

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

3.72%

14. Additional Information:

Lehman Brothers International (Europe) notified the Company that at the close of business on 15 August 2006 it had an interest in 90,397,085 ordinary shares of Prudential plc.

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

                                     -ENDS-

Contact name for Enquiries

Sylvia Edwards

020 7548 3826

Company official responsible for making notification

William Baldwin-Charles

020 7548 3719

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