10 May 2012
PUBLICATION OF PROSPECTUS
Diageo plc today announces that, as part of its annual renewal of its European debt issuance facilities, the following prospectus was approved by the United Kingdom Listing Authority on 10 May 2012 and is available for viewing:
Programme for the Issuance of Debt Instruments of Diageo plc, as Issuer and Guarantor, Diageo Finance plc, as Issuer and Diageo Capital B.V., as Issuer.
To view the full document, please paste the following URL into the address bar of your browser.
A copy of the Prospectus has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: http://hemscott.com/nsm.do
For further information, please contact:
Agnes Bota +36 1 580 1022
Catherine James +44 (0) 208 978 2272
DISCLAIMER - INTENDED ADDRESSEES
The Debt Instruments covered hereby have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons (i) as part of their distribution at any time or (ii) otherwise until forty days after the completion of the distribution of the Tranche of Instruments of which such Instruments are a part, as determined and certified by the Dealer or Dealers named in the relevant prospectus, as the case may be, except in either case in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. Terms used above have the meaning given to them by Regulation S.
Please note that the information contained in the Prospectus may be addressed to and/or targeted at persons who are residents of particular countries (specified in the Prospectus) only and is not intended for use and should not be relied upon by any person outside these countries and/or to whom the offer contained in the Prospectus is not addressed. Prior to relying on the information contained in the Prospectus you must ascertain from the Prospectus whether or not you are part of the intended addressees of the information contained therein.
Your right to access this service is conditional upon complying with the above requirement.