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 --


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:


 8. Percentage of issued class:


 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:


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.


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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