Diageo plc

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Diageo share price steady as group offloads portfolio of brands

Diageo shares little changed as group sells portfolio of brands

Smirnoff-maker to land $550 million from deal

November 2018


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About Diageo plc

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) is a global beverages company engaged in the premium drinks business with a collection of alcoholic beverage brands across the spirits, wines and beer categories.
Diageo is headquartered in London, England, has offices in around 80 countries and sells its products in more than 180 markets around the world. The company is organised under the business areas of North America, Europe, Africa, Latin America and Caribbean, Asia Pacific and Global Supply.
Diageo was formed in 1997 from the merger of Guinness and Grand Metropolitan. Between 2000 and 2002 the company made the decision to exit its food interests – with Burger King and Pillsbury being the two main divestments -- and to focus exclusively on premium beverage alcohol. Currently, Diageo’s brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Windsor, Buchanan's and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness. It also owns 34 percent of Moët Hennessy, which owns brands including Veuve Clicquot, Hennessy and Moët & Chandon.
Diageo has its primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

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