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Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Diageo PLC

Statement from Diageo plc and United Spirits Ltd

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Diageo PLC
25 September 2012

25 September 2012


Joint statement from Diageo plc and United Spirits Limited


Today Diageo plc and United Spirits Limited have issued the following joint statement:


United Spirits Limited and Diageo plc confirm that Diageo plc is in discussion with United Spirits Limited and United Breweries (Holdings) Limited in respect of possible transactions for Diageo plc to acquire an interest in United Spirits Limited. However there is no certainty that these discussions will lead to a transaction.




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About Diageo 


Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine categories. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, JεB, Buchanan's, Windsor and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Jose Cuervo, Tanqueray and Guinness.


Diageo is a global company, with its products sold in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the New York Stock Exchange (DEO) and the London Stock Exchange (DGE). For more information about Diageo, its people and its brands, visit For Diageo's global resource that promotes responsible drinking through the sharing of best practice tools, information and initiatives, visit


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