DIAGEO PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding
TO: Regulatory Information Service
RE: Paragraph 3.1.4 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules
The notification listed below was received under Paragraph 3.1.2 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Diageo plc (the "Company") announces that, today, it received notification that, on 20 November 2012, a grantor retained annuity trust ("GRAT"), of which Ivan Menezes was the grantor and sole trustee and his two children the beneficiaries, had been terminated.
Of the shares held in the GRAT, 16,755 American Depository Shares in the Company ("ADSs")* were transferred to Mr Menezes's own name and 3,207 ADSs to trust accounts for the benefit of his children.
As a result of the above transactions, the interests of Mr Menezes in ordinary shares of 28 101/108 pence each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") and ADSs (excluding options, awards under the Company's LTIPs and interests as a potential beneficiary of the Company's Employee Benefit Trusts) remain at 519,256 (of which 426,258 are held as ADSs).
Deputy Company Secretary
21 November 2012
*1 ADS is the equivalent of 4 Ordinary Shares.
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