Diageo has completed another share purchase. The drinks giant announced yesterday (4 November) that it has purchased 750,000 ordinary shares. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares.

The transaction, through Cazenove & Co. Ltd, valued the shares at a price of 736.9931 pence per share.

Following this purchase, Diageo plc now holds 14.4m ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding shares held as treasury shares) is 3,049,369,880.