TO: Regulatory Information Service PR Newswire RE: Paragraph 5.6.1 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules
Diageo plc - Voting Rights and Capital
In conformity with Paragraph 5.6.1 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules Diageo plc (the "Company") would like to notify the market of the following:
The Company's issued capital consists of 2,754,115,985 ordinary shares of 28 101/108 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") with voting rights, which includes 248,472,277 Ordinary Shares held in Treasury.
Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 2,505,643,708 and this figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Paul Tunnacliffe Company Secretary 29 June 2012