18 October 2006
Diageo plc - Transaction in Own Shares
Diageo plc ('the Company') announces that it has today purchased through Credit
Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited 1,200,000 ordinary shares at a price of
956.68 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held in treasury for the
purpose of satisfying options granted under the Company's employee share plans.
Following the above purchase, the Company holds 281,211,864 ordinary shares as
treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding shares
held as treasury shares) is 2,760,677,233.
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