Diageo Plc (DGE.L) Announced that it has launched and priced €600 million of fixed rate Euro and £500 million of fixed
rate Sterling denominated bonds under its European Debt Issuance Programme. The issuer of the
bonds will be Diageo Finance plc, with payment of principal and interest fully guaranteed by the
company. The issue consists of €600 million bonds due October 2023 with a coupon of 0.125% and
£500 million bonds due October 2026 with a coupon of 1.750%. Proceeds from this issuance will be
used for general corporate purposes.