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Diageo PLC (DGE.L)

DGE.L on London Stock Exchange

2,604.00GBp
23 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

India's United Spirits Q3 profit down 9 pct, misses estimates

Jan 23 United Spirits Ltd, India's largest liquor company, posted about 9 percent fall in third-quarter profit on Tuesday and missed estimates, hurt by higher marketing investment.