Diageo plc announces intention to seek voluntary delistings from Euronext Paris and Euronext Dublin
13 April 2023, London – Today, Diageo plc (“Diageo”) announces that it intends to submit applications for the delisting of its ordinary shares (ISIN: GB0002374006) from each of Euronext Paris and Euronext Dublin.
The decision by Diageo to delist was taken following a review of the trading volumes, costs and administrative requirements related to its listings on Euronext Paris and Euronext Dublin.
The delisting of Diageo’s ordinary shares from Euronext Paris is subject to the approval of the board of directors of Euronext Paris and the delisting of Diageo’s ordinary shares from Euronext Dublin is subject to the approval of Euronext Dublin. The delistings will not have any impact on Diageo’s day-to-day operations in France or Ireland.
It is anticipated that Diageo’s delisting from Euronext Paris will take effect on or around 26 May 2023 and that Diageo’s delisting from Euronext Dublin will take effect on or around 30 May 2023, subject to the approval of Euronext Paris and Euronext Dublin respectively.
Diageo’s listings on the London Stock Exchange (DGE) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEO) will not be impacted by the delistings from Euronext Paris and Euronext Dublin.
Investors whose shares are listed on Euronext Paris or Euronext Dublin are encouraged to consult with their own investment advisers as to how the delistings may affect them. Additional information about the delistings can also be found on Diageo’s website at www.diageo.com.
Further announcements will be made in due course as required.
Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands including Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B and Buchanan’s whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness.
Diageo is a global company whose products are sold in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the London Stock Exchange (DGE) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEO). For more information about Diageo, our people, our brands, and performance, visit us at www.diageo.com. Visit Diageo's global responsible drinking resource, www.DRINKiQ.com, for information, initiatives, and ways to share best practice.
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