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Diageo PLC (DGE.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Unite Scotland Announces Strike Action Dates At Diageo’S Leven, Cameron Bridge, Shieldhall Plants
Tuesday, 3 Sep 2019 

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Diageo PLC ::UNITE SCOTLAND ANNOUNCED A SERIES OF STRIKE ACTION DATES AT DIAGEO’S LEVEN, CAMERON BRIDGE AND SHIELDHALL PLANTS.UNITE SCOTLAND SAYS STRIKE AT DIAGEO’S SHIELDHALL PLANTS TO TAKE PLACE BETWEEN SEPT. 19TH - 20TH AND BETWEEN SEPT. 26TH - 27TH.UNITE SCOTLAND SAYS STRIKE AT DIAGEO’S CAMERON BRIDGE AND LEVEN PLANTS TO TAKE PLACE BETWEEN SEPT 18TH - 19TH AND BETWEEN SEPT. 26TH - 27TH.  Full Article

UK's Unite Union To Move To Ballot Members At Diageo For Strike Action
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019 

July 16 (Reuters) - UK'S Unite Union::CONFIRMS IT WILL MOVE TO BALLOT MEMBERS AT DIAGEO FOR STRIKE ACTION FOLLOWING REJECTION OF PAY OFFER OF 2.5% MADE TO WORKFORCE.  Full Article

Diageo Launches And Prices Euro And Sterling Bonds
Tuesday, 9 Apr 2019 

April 9 (Reuters) - Diageo Plc ::LAUNCH AND PRICING OF EURO AND STERLING BONDS.LAUNCHES 500 MILLION STG OF FIXED RATE STERLING DENOMINATED BONDS .LAUNCHES AND PRICES TWO-TRANCHE EUR 600 MILLION OF FIXED RATE EURO AND 500 MILLION STG OF FIXED RATE STERLING DENOMINATED BONDS.  Full Article

Diageo Says Will Exercise Option To Redeem EUR 1.35 Billion Notes Due 20 May 2019 On 20 April
Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019 

March 20 (Reuters) - Diageo PLC ::DIAGEO PLC - WILL EXERCISE ITS OPTION TO REDEEM ITS OUTSTANDING EUR 1.35 BILLION 1.125% NOTES DUE 20 MAY 2019 IN WHOLE ON 20 APRIL 2019.  Full Article

Diageo Launches Partial Tender Offer For Shares In Sichuan Shuijingfang Company
Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 

Feb 28 (Reuters) - Diageo PLC ::LAUNCH OF PARTIAL TENDER OFFER.LAUNCH OF PARTIAL TENDER OFFER FOR SHARES IN SICHUAN SHUIJINGFANG COMPANY LIMITED.PTO PRICE IS RMB45.00 PER SHARE AND GIVES ALL SHAREHOLDERS OPPORTUNITY TO ELECT TO SELL SOME OR ALL OF THEIR SHARES IN SJF TO GMIHL.SJF NOTIFIED THAT CO LAUNCHED A PARTIAL TENDER OFFER, THROUGH UNIT GMIHL TO INCREASE ITS AGGREGATE EQUITY STAKE IN SJF TO A MAXIMUM OF 70.0%.  Full Article

Diageo's Unit Grand Metropolitan International To Raise Holdings In Sichuan Swellfun
Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019 

Feb 26 (Reuters) - Sichuan Swellfun Co Ltd <600779.SS>::SAYS SHAREHOLDER DIAGEO PLC'S <<>> UNIT GRAND METROPOLITAN INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD PLANS TO RAISE ITS HOLDINGS IN THE COMPANY TO UP TO 70 PERCENT FROM 60 PERCENT.SAYS GRAND METROPOLITAN PLANS TO BUY UP TO 48.85 MILLION SHARES, OR 10 PERCENT STAKE, IN THE COMPANY AT 45.0 YUAN ($6.72) PER SHARE.  Full Article

Diageo To Commence Second Tranche Of 3 Bln Stg Share Buyback
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 

Feb 7 (Reuters) - Diageo PLC ::SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAMME.F19 PROGRAMME WILL NOW RETURN UP TO £3.0 BILLION TO SHAREHOLDERS.ENTERED INTO A NON-DISCRETIONARY AGREEMENT WITH CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS LIMITED.PURPOSE OF BUYBACK PROGRAMME IS TO REDUCE SHARE CAPITAL OF ALL SHARES REPURCHASED WILL BE CANCELLED..NON-DISCRETIONARY AGREEMENT WITH CITIGROUP WILL COMMENCE ON 7 FEBRUARY 2019 AND IS EXPECTED TO END NO LATER THAN 30 JUNE 2019.SECOND TRANCHE OF F19 PROGRAMME OF UP TO £1.7 BILLION WILL FALL WITHIN MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SHARES.  Full Article

Diageo Completes Sale Of Portfolio Of Brands
Friday, 21 Dec 2018 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Diageo PLC ::DIAGEO COMPLETES SALE OF PORTFOLIO OF BRANDS.  Full Article

Diageo Sells 19 Brands For $550 MILLION
Monday, 12 Nov 2018 

Nov 12 (Reuters) - Diageo PLC ::DIAGEO PLC - DIAGEO SELLS PORTFOLIO OF BRANDS.DIAGEO PLC - DIAGEO HAS AGREED SALE OF NINETEEN BRANDS IN AN AGREEMENT WITH SAZERAC FOR AN AGGREGATE CONSIDERATION OF $550 MILLION.DIAGEO - NET PROCEEDS OF APPROXIMATELY £340 MILLION, AFTER TAX AND TRANSACTION COSTS, WILL BE RETURNED TO SHAREHOLDERS THROUGH A SHARE REPURCHASE.DIAGEO PLC - TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO GENERATE AN EXCEPTIONAL GAIN ON DISPOSAL OF APPROXIMATELY £110M.DIAGEO PLC - TRANSACTION, WHICH IS SUBJECT TO REGULATORY APPROVAL, IS EXPECTED TO COMPLETE EARLY IN 2019.DIAGEO PLC - DEAL APPROXIMATELY 1.9 PENCE PER SHARE DILUTIVE TO PRE-EXCEPTIONAL EPS IN FIRST FULL FINANCIAL YEAR.DIAGEO PLC - HAS ALSO AGREED TO ENTER INTO LONG-TERM SUPPLY CONTRACTS WITH SAZERAC ON COMPLETION FOR FIVE OF BRANDS EACH FOR A PERIOD OF TEN YEARS.DIAGEO PLC - BRANDS INCLUDED IN TRANSACTION ARE SEAGRAM'S VO, SEAGRAM'S 83, SEAGRAM'S FIVE STAR, MYERS'S, PARROT BAY, ROMANA SAMBUCA.DIAGEO - BRANDS INCLUDED IN TRANSACTION ARE YUKON JACK, GOLDSCHLAGER, STIRRINGS, CLUB, SCORESBY, BLACK HAUS PELIGROSO, RELSKA, GRIND, PIEHOLE.  Full Article

Diageo Announces Launch Of Partial Tender Offer For Shares In Sichuan Shuijingfang Co Ltd
Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 

July 10 (Reuters) - Diageo PLC ::LAUNCH OF PARTIAL TENDER OFFER FOR SHARES IN SICHUAN SHUIJINGFANG COMPANY LIMITED.PTO PRICE IS RMB62.00 PER SHARE.TO INCREASE ITS AGGREGATE EQUITY STAKE IN SICHUAN SHUIJINGFANG COMPANY LTD FROM APPROXIMATELY 39.71% TO UP TO A MAXIMUM OF 60%.CO LAUNCHING PARTIAL TENDER OFFER TO INCREASE AGGREGATE EQUITY STAKE IN SJF FROM ABOUT 39.71% TO UP TO A MAXIMUM OF 60%.  Full Article

Diageo's Scottish workers to go on strike after pay talks fail again

Sept 17 More than 1,000 workers at Diageo's Scottish distilleries will go on strike on Tuesday after last-minute talks over wage hikes between the company and unions failed again on Monday. Members of Scotland's GMB and Unite unions told Reuters that "absolutely zero progress" was made during "last-ditch" talks with the drinks giant to improve their pay offer above 2.8%, ahead of the 10-day rolling strike action called by the unions, starting 2100 GMT on Tuesday. The unions are deman