SOURCE: Prudential plc

October 31, 2005 11:41 ET

Prudential Plc announces Rule 2.10 Announcement

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 31, 2005 --Prudential plc

31 October 2005

For Immediate Release

Prudential plc ("Prudential")

Rule 2.10 announcement - Update of Relevant Securities in Issue

In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, Prudential confirms that since its previous announcement under Rule 2.10 the number of ordinary shares of 5p under option has decreased to 13,685,783. Part of the ordinary shares under option may be satisfied by the transfer of existing shares.

The International Securities Identification Number for Prudential's ordinary shares is GB0007099541.

Additional information:

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

Contact name for Enquiries

Sylvia Edwards

020 7548 3826

Company official responsible for making notification

Andrew Nash, Deputy Group Secretary

020 7548 3805

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