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
 
14 May 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):   
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):   
 
 
 
 
 PUBLICATION OF SUPPLEMENT TO BASE PROSPECTUS
 
Diageo plc (as issuer and guarantor) and Diageo Finance plc (as issuer) announce that, regarding their programme for the issuance of debt instruments (the "Programme"), they have published a supplement (the "Supplement") to the base prospectus dated 9 August 2017 in respect of the Programme. The Supplement was approved by the United Kingdom Listing Authority on 11 May 2018 and is available for viewing here:
 
http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/9261N_-2018-5-14.pdf
http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/9261N_1-2018-5-14.pdf
 
A copy of the Supplement has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM
 
 
 
For further information please contact:
 
Investor relations: Andrew Ryan                                            +44 (0) 208 978 6504
                                                                                          Investor.relations@diageo.com
 
 
 
DISCLAIMER - INTENDED ADDRESSEES
 
The notes and the guarantee described in the base prospectus (as supplemented) (the "Base Prospectus") have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any relevant securities law of any state of the United States and are subject to U.S. tax law requirements. Subject to certain exceptions, notes issued under the Programme may not be offered, sold or delivered within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons except in certain transactions permitted by U.S tax regulations.
 
The Base Prospectus does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any notes in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is unlawful to make the offer or solicitation in such jurisdiction. The distribution of the Base Prospectus and the offer or sale of notes under the Programme may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions.
 
Persons into whose possession the Base Prospectus or any notes issued under the Programme may come must inform themselves about, and observe, any such restrictions on the distribution of the base prospectus and the offering and sale of notes. In particular, please note that the information contained in this announcement may be addressed to and/or targeted at persons who are residents of particular countries only and is not intended for use and should not be relied upon by any person outside these countries.
 
 
 
 
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: 14 May 2018
 
 
 
 
By:___/s/ James Edmunds
 
 
 
James Edmunds
 
Deputy Company Secretary