SOURCE: Prudential plc

March 30, 2006 10:17 ET

Prudential PLC announces Holding(s) in Company

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 30, 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:

    24 March 2006

11. Date company informed:

    30 March 2006

12. Total holding following this notification:

    131,384,250 ordinary shares of 5p each

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

    5.42%

14. Additional Information:

    Lehman Brothers International (Europe) notified the Company on 30 March 2006
    that as at the close of business on 24 March 2006, it had an interest in
    131,384,250 ordinary shares of Prudential plc, being 5.42% of the issued 
    share capital of the Company.

                                     -ENDS-

Contact name for Enquiries

Anne Newman

020 7548 3229

Company official responsible for making notification

Susan Henderson, Deputy Group Secretary

020 7548 3805






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