Diageo has completed another share buyback transaction. The company purchased 550,000 ordinary shares through CSFB Europe Ltd yesterday (7 June). The purchase valued the shares at 806.43 pence each, with the shares to be held as treasury shares.

Diageo, who agreed to buy Bushmills from Pernod earlier this week for GBP200m, now holds 77.515m shares.

The remaining number of shares in circulation is 2,972,812,909.