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Diageo PLC (DGE.L)

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16 Jan 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Diageo ‍launches fixed rate euro denominated bonds​
Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Diageo Plc :‍LAUNCHES AND PRICES 0.000% 3 YEAR AND 0.500% LONG 6 YEAR FIXED RATE EURO DENOMINATED BONDS​.‍LAUNCHED AND PRICED EUR 1.275 BILLION FIXED RATE EURO DENOMINATED BONDS UNDER ITS EUROPEAN DEBT ISSUANCE PROGRAMME​.‍ISSUER OF BONDS WILL BE DIAGEO FINANCE PLC, WITH PAYMENT OF PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST FULLY GUARANTEED BY DIAGEO PLC​.‍PROCEEDS FROM THIS ISSUANCE WILL BE USED FOR GENERAL CORPORATE PURPOSES​.  Full Article

Guinness Nigeria says Diageo Plc will not proceed with offer
Wednesday, 5 Oct 2016 

Guinness Nigeria Plc : Says the Co has taken decision not to proceed with Diageo Plc's offer . Says Diago Plc's intended to make offer through Guinness Overseas Ltd for up to 15.7% of share capital of the Co Source : http://bit.ly/2dQ8jyJ Further company coverage: [GUINNES.LG] (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com).  Full Article

Diageo CFO says too early to comment on business impact of Brexit
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 

: Diageo CFO says it's important for company that UK continues to benefit from open access to EU . Diageo CFO says too early to say if Brexit has impacted business or consumer demand for alcoholic drinks .Diageo CFO says no news regarding relationship w/ former chairman of United Spirits, Vijay Mallya.  Full Article

Diageo we are confident of achieving our objective of mid-single digit top line growth, and in three years ending f19 delivering 100bps of organic operating margin improvement."
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 

Exceptional eps increased 1% to 89.4 pence : Board recommended a final dividend increase of 5% bringing full year dividend to 59.2 pence per share . We are confident of achieving our objective of mid-single digit top line growth, and in three years ending f19 delivering 100bps of organic operating margin improvement." . Fy underlying eps rose 1 percent to 89.4 pence . Total dividend 59.2 penceper share . Fy organic results improved with volume growth of 1.3%, net sales growth of 2.8%, and operating profit growth of 3.5% . Reported net sales declined 3.0% .Fy basic eps fell 6 percent to 89.5 pence.  Full Article

Diageo says Javier Ferrán will be appointed chairman designate
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 

Diageo Plc : Javier Ferrán will be appointed chairman designate .Javier Ferrán will be appointed to Diageo board as a non-executive director from 22 July 2016 and will be appointed chairman on 1 January 2017.  Full Article

Fitch Upgrades Pernod Ricard SA to 'BBB', Outlook Positive

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON/MILAN/MOSCOW, December 20 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has upgraded Pernod Ricard SA's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and senior unsecured rating to 'BBB' from 'BBB-' and affirmed its Short-Term IDR at 'F3'. The Outlook is Positive. The upgrade reflects Pernod's significant deleveraging over the last two years. The scope for this to continue is reflected by the Positive Outlook. Although leverage metrics remained