1 April 2022
PUBLICATION OF SUPPLEMENT TO BASE PROSPECTUS
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO ANY U.S. PERSON (AS DEFINED IN REGULATION S UNDER THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED) OR TO ANY PERSON LOCATED OR RESIDENT IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ITS TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS OR INTO ANY OTHER JURISDICTION OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON WHERE OR TO WHOM IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DISTRIBUTE THIS DOCUMENT.
Diageo plc (as issuer and guarantor), Diageo Finance plc (as issuer) and Diageo Capital B.V. (as issuer) announce that, regarding their programme for the issuance of debt instruments (the "Programme"), they have published a supplement (the "Supplement") to the base prospectus dated 20 August 2021 in respect of the Programme. The Supplement was approved by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") on 1 April 2022 and is available for viewing here:
A copy of the Supplement has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism ("NSM") and will shortly be available for inspection at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism
For further information please contact:
Durga Doraisamy +44 (0) 7902 126 906
Lucinda Baker +44 (0) 7974 375 550
Belinda Brown +44 (0) 7590 810 246
Jessica Rouleau +44 (0) 7925 642 561
DISCLAIMER - INTENDED ADDRESSEES
The notes and the guarantee described in the base prospectus (as supplemented) (the "Base Prospectus") have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any relevant securities law of any state of the United States and are subject to U.S. tax law requirements. Subject to certain exceptions, notes issued under the Programme may not be offered, sold or delivered within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons except in certain transactions permitted by U.S tax regulations.
The Base Prospectus does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any notes in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is unlawful to make the offer or solicitation in such jurisdiction. The distribution of the Base Prospectus and the offer or sale of notes under the Programme may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions.
Persons into whose possession the Base Prospectus or any notes issued under the Programme may come must inform themselves about, and observe, any such restrictions on the distribution of the Base Prospectus and the offering and sale of notes. In particular, please note that the information contained in this announcement may be addressed to and/or targeted at persons who are residents of particular countries only and is not intended for use and should not be relied upon by any person outside these countries.
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