UK-based premium drinks group Diageo has purchased through Cazenove & Co. 750,000 ordinary shares at a price of 737.52 pence per share. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Diageo plc holds 23,050,000 ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding shares held as treasury shares) is 3,026,451,069.