SOURCE: Prudential plc

April 20, 2005 12:00 ET

Prudential PLC Announces Schedule 10 - Notification of Major Interests in Shares

LONDON, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 20, 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:

    See additional information

 5. Number of shares/amount of stock acquired:

    Not known

 6. Percentage of issued class:

    Not known

 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 April 2005

11. Date company informed:

    20 April 2005

12. Total holding following this notification:

    94,041,936 ordinary shares of 5p

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

    3.96%

14. Additional Information:

    Barclays PLC notified the Company on 20 April 2005 that as at the 
    close of business on 15 April 2005, it had a notifiable interest in 
    94,041,936 ordinary shares of Prudential plc.


                                     -ENDS-

Contact name for Enquiries

Anne Newman

020 7548 3229

Company official responsible for making notification

Vanessa Jones, Deputy Group Secretary

020 7548 3805


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