SOURCE: Prudential plc

August 04, 2005 07:46 ET

Prudential PLC announces Holding(s) in Company

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 4, 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:

    Barclays PLC

 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 Barclays PLC

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

    Various

 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:

    29 July 2005

11. Date company informed:

    4 August 2005

12. Total holding following this notification:

    73,951,823

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

    3.10%

14. Additional Information:

    Barclays PLC notified the Company that at the close of business on 29
    July 2005 it had an interest in 73,951,823 ordinary shares of
    Prudential plc.

    Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential
    Financial, Inc. a company whose principle place of business is in the
    United States of America.

                              -ENDS-



Contact name for Enquiries

Chris Barton
020 7548 3423

Company official responsible for making notification

Andrew Nash, Deputy Group Secretary
020 7548 3805



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