Total Voting Rights and Capital
In conformity with Paragraph 5.6.1R of the Disclosure Guidelines and Transparency Rules and Article 15 of the Transparency Directive, Diageo plc (the "Company") would like to notify the market of the following:
The Company's issued capital as at 31 August 2020 consisted of 2,561,990,004 Ordinary Shares of 28 101/108 pence each ("Ordinary Shares"), with voting rights. 224,480,496 Ordinary Shares were held in Treasury, in respect of which, voting rights were not exercised.
Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company was 2,337,509,508 and this figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidelines and Transparency Rules.
Deputy Company Secretary
1 September 2020