SOURCE: Prudential plc

August 23, 2006 11:48 ET

Prudential PLC announces Holding(s) in Company - 2

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 23, 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:

    18 August 2006

11. Date company informed:

    23 August 2006

12. Total holding following this notification:

    167,540,854

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

    6.895%

14. Additional Information:


        Lehman Brothers International (Europe) notified the Company that as at
        the close of business on 18 August 2006 it had an interest in
        167,540,854 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

Anne Newman

020 7548 3229

Company official responsible for making notification

Bob Walker, Deputy Group Secretary

020 7548 3848












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