Here is a selection of the latest press releases from Prudential. For more information from Corporate Public Relations at Prudential, please email GlobalPublicRelations@news-prudential.com, or contact our communications staff.

September 05, 2017

Prudential Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc., and Prudential Global Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc., appoint new directors

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 5, 2017 – Prudential Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ISD) and Prudential Global Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc. (NYSE: GHY) announce the appointment of Barry H. Evans and Laurie Simon Hodrick to their board of directors. 

September 05, 2017

The Board of Directors of Prudential Funds adds two new independent directors to its open-end mutual fund board

NEWARK, N.J., Sept.5, 2017 – Barry H. Evans and Laurie Simon Hodrick have been named independent directors for open-end mutual funds offered by PGIM Investments, the $90 billion retail investments business of PGIM. PGIM is the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

August 30, 2017

Gig economy may threaten financial wellness of contract workers, Prudential survey shows

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 30, 2017 - The gig economy — the increasingly popular employment model where people work as independent contractors rather than employees of companies — has a destabilizing effect on personal financial security, a Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) survey shows.

August 30, 2017

Paul Gable joins Prudential Group Insurance as chief underwriting officer

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 30, 2017 - Paul Gable has joined Prudential Group Insurance as chief underwriting officer, where he will assume national leadership of all underwriting functions. Prudential Group Insurance is a business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU).

August 29, 2017

Prudential supports Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Prudential supports the heroic recovery and relief efforts underway in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The Prudential Foundation has pledged a $500,000 grant to the American Red Cross, which has been providing shelter, food and search and rescue operations in Texas and the Gulf Coast.

August 15, 2017

Finance chiefs’ pension risk transfer motivations revealed in new research

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 15, 2017 - The increasing costs and volatility of managing defined benefit pension plans have long been at the center of the motivations for transferring a company’s pension risk to an insurer. But which costs and what kinds of volatility are finance chiefs most concerned about? A new survey involving 80 senior finance executives at companies with traditional pensions sheds light on the motivations behind pension risk transfer decisions in the executive suite. 

August 14, 2017

Prudential Financial, Inc. to Participate in KBW 2017 Insurance Conference; Live Webcast Available

NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2017-- Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) will participate in the KBW 2017 Insurance Conference in New York on Thursday, September 7, 2017. On that day at approximately 9:30 a.m. ET Mark Grier, Prudential Financial, Inc.'s Vice Chairman, will discuss the company's businesses and strategies. Interested parties may listen to the presentation through a live audio webcast on Prudential Financial's Investor Relations website at investor.prudential.com. Please log on at least fifteen minutes early to register and download and install any necessary software. A replay will...
August 14, 2017

Prudential Capital Group provides $7.1 billion to middle-market companies in the first half of 2017

CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2017 - Prudential Capital Group, a leading source of private capital for public and private companies, has provided more than $7.1 billion to companies and projects worldwide in the first two quarters of 2017. This milestone represents an increase of $1.8 billion compared to the first half of 2016, and an almost doubling in investments outside of North America. Prudential Capital Group is the private placement arm of PGIM, the $1.1 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

August 08, 2017

Prudential Financial declares quarterly dividend on Common Stock

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 08, 2017 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend of $0.75 per share of Common Stock, payable on September 14, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 22, 2017.
August 08, 2017

Prudential Financial Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock

NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2017-- Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend of $0.75 per share of Common Stock, payable on September 14, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 22, 2017. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader with more than $1 trillion of assets under management as of June 30, 2017, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Prudential's diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their ...