DIAGEO PLC: Transaction in Own Shares
TO: Regulatory Information Service
RE: PARAGRAPH 12.6.4 OF THE LISTING RULES
Diageo plc - Transaction in Own Shares
Diageo plc (the "Company") announces that today, it released from treasury 8,328 ordinary shares of 28 101/108 pence each ("Ordinary Shares"), to satisfy grants made under employee share plans. The average price at which these Ordinary Shares were released from treasury was 1080.32 pence per share.
Following this release, the Company holds 248,265,662 Ordinary Shares as treasury shares and the total number of Ordinary Shares in issue (excluding shares held as treasury shares) is 2,505,850,323.
Deputy Company Secretary
27 July 2012
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