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RNS Number : 8667K
Diageo PLC
26 September 2016
 

Transaction in own shares

Diageo plc ('the Company') announces that it has today purchased through Bank of America Merrill Lynch 787,696 ordinary shares in the Company at a price of 2209.7270 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. Details of the relevant repurchase transactions are set out below:   

 

Description of Shares:

Diageo plc ordinary shares of 28101/108 pence each

Number of Shares repurchased:

787,696

Average price paid per Share (pence):

2209.7270

Highest price paid per Share (pence):

2220.5

Lowest price paid per Share (pence):

2197.5

Date of transaction:

26 September 2016

Broker:

Merrill Lynch International

 

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 3,279,103 from 1st July 2016 to today's date.

 

Following the above purchase, the Company holds 237,968,316 ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding shares held as treasury shares) is 2,516,457,188.

 

A full breakdown of the individual trades is attached to this announcement.

http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/8667K_-2016-9-26.pdf

 


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