Classification: Acquisition or disposal of the issuer's own shares
Transaction in own shares
Capitalised terms not defined in this announcement have the meaning given to them in the Notice of Annual General Meeting 2020.
Information required under Listing Rule 12.4.6R
Following the close of the AGM and the approval of Resolution 24, the Company entered into the Share Buy-back Deeds with each of Citigroup Global Markets Limited and UBS AG, London Branch.
Pursuant to the Share Buyback Deeds, on 28 September 2020, the Company purchased 9,257,850 of its ordinary shares of 28 101/108 pence each at £33.43 per share for an aggregate consideration of £309,498,349.08.
Diageo intends to cancel the purchased shares.
Deputy Company Secretary
2 October 2020