UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
 
FORM 6-K
 
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
21 December 2018
 
Commission File Number:  001-10691
 
DIAGEO plc
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)
 
 
Lakeside Drive, Park Royal, London NW10 7HQ
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
 
Form 20-F   X                                                                  Form 40-F  
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):   
 
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21 December 2018
 
Diageo completes sale of portfolio of brands to Sazerac
 
 
Diageo today announces that it has completed the sale of a portfolio of nineteen brands to Sazerac, as announced on 12 November 2018. 
 
ENDS
 
Enquiries:
 
Media relations:
 
Rebecca Perry
+44 (0)7590 809101
 
 
press@diageo.com
+44 (0)20 8978 2749
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Investor relations:
 
Andrew Ryan
+44 (0) 20 8978 6504
 
 
investor.relations@diageo.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
About Diageo
Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands including Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, JeB, Buchanan's and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cоroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness.
 
Diageo is a global company, and our 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.
 
Celebrating life, every day, everywhere.
 
 
 
 
 
SIGNATURE
 
 
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
Diageo plc
 
(Registrant)
 
 
Date: 21 December 2018
 
 
 
 
By:___/s/ James Edmunds
 
 
 
James Edmunds
 
Deputy Company Secretary