Diageo PLC DGE Transaction in Own Shares

  Diageo PLC (DGE) - Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 0444R
Diageo PLC
13 November 2012




Diageo plc - Transaction in Own Shares

Diageo plc ('the Company') announces that it has today purchased through
Credit Suisse 470,000 ordinary shares at a price of 1810.52 pence per share.
The purchased shares will be held in treasury for the purpose of satisfying
options grants and share awards made under the Company's employee share plans.



The total number of shares purchased to be held in Treasury for the purpose of
satisfying options grants and share awards made under the Company's employee
share plans is 1,250,182 from 1st July 2012 to today's date.



Following the above purchase, the Company holds 245,756,811 ordinary shares as
treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding
shares held as treasury shares)

is 2,508,382,114.

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