Diageo Plc

Diageo Plc

Diageo Plc

Date Founded



Lakeside Drive, Park Royal, London, NW10 7HQ, GBR

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries
Other Business & Consulting Services

Company Description

Diageo Plc engages in the production and distribution of alcoholic beverages. Its brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, JeB, Buchanan's, Windsor and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray, and Guinness. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America; Europe and Turkey; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean; Asia Pacific; ISC; and Corporate and Other.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Information Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer

President, Diageo Europe, Russia, Turkey & India

President, Diageo Latin America & Caribbean, Global Travel & Sales Opex

President, Diageo Africa

Board of Directors

Director at Associated British Foods Plc

Executive Chairman at Banyan Tree Holdings Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director at Diageo Plc

Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Office at Government of United Kingdom

Vice President of Europe, Middle East & Africa at Facebook, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director at Tesco Plc

Healthcare & Consumer Industry Advisor at Star Mountain Capital LLC

General Counsel & Company Secretary at Diageo Plc

Former Chief Executive Officer at Rémy Cointreau SA

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CWGI is the investment adviser to the American Funds Group, a family of 30 funds marketed to individuals exclusively through financial advisers and other intermediaries. American Funds are also used as investment vehicles for 401ks, other retirement plans, variable annuities and 529 college savings plans. The funds have the following characteristics: (1) a long-term, value-oriented approach; (2) long-established, global research; (3) a multiple portfolio counselor system that combines teamwork with individual accountability; (4) experienced, long-tenured investment professionals; and (5) a commitment to low operating expenses, among the lowest in the fund industry. CWGI uses a Multiple Portfolio Counselor System wherein the assets of each fund are divided into smaller, more manageable portions. Research analysts typically manage a segment as well, bringing their expertise directly to bear on the fund's results and portfolio counselors are free to make their own decisions. Investment decisions are based on internal research.

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MFS Investment Management utilizes various investment techniques to implement its investment strategies, including, but not limited to, long and short-term purchases, short sales, margin transactions, options, and exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives or other methods to seek to achieve performance. They employ a variety of methods to evaluate securities, including fundamental and quantitative analysis. MFS Investment Management offers fundamental, active and research-driven equity strategies that strive for less volatility relative to benchmarks and greater value through changing markets. Fixed income strategy offers total return focused and credit oriented approach. Multi-Asset strategy is goal-oriented, diversified and disciplined investment approach that combines broad diversification across multiple asset classes, active asset allocation, and bottom-up security selection. MFS' retirement solutions are designed with a goal of maximizing growth and supporting income over a lifetime by focusing on long-term returns. MFS Blended Research is an approach to active equity management that combines the firm's fundamental research expertise with highly systematic quantitative research.

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LT is an active, risk-averse, value-oriented manager which targets absolute returns. They specializes in the discretionary management of UK, Global and Japanese equity mandates offered both through segregated accounts and pooled funds. The firm believes that durable, cash generative franchises are rare and undervalued by most investors for most of the time. LT find the majority of our candidate investments in a select group of broad industry categories. These are Consumer Branded Goods, Internet/Media/Software, Pharmaceuticals and Financials. Once the firm commits to a company, they are extremely reluctant to sell it, except on a significant breach of our valuation target or when the firm realizes that the premise for the investment is no longer valid. LT construct portfolios with a high degree of concentration (20-35 holdings) and unusually low turnover (generally less than 5%p.a.).

Recent Transactions
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Distilleria Flli Caffo Srl purchases Diageo Plc /Petrus Brand from Diageo Plc

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Diageo Plc purchases Seedlip Ltd.

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Diageo Plc, Grand Metropolitan International Holdings Ltd. purchase Sichuan Swellfun Co., Ltd.

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onGeneral Mills, Inc. purchases The Pillsbury Co. LLC from Diageo Plc

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Advised onDiageo Plc, Pernod Ricard SA purchase The Seagram Co. Ltd. /Drinks Business from The Seagram Company Ltd.

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Advised onDiageo Plc, Pernod Ricard SA purchase The Seagram Co. Ltd. /Drinks Business from The Seagram Company Ltd.

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Advised onDiageo Plc purchases United Spirits Ltd.

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Advised onHEINEKEN Holding NV, Heineken Asia Pacific BV purchase GAPL Pte Ltd. from Diageo Plc

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Advised onHEINEKEN Holding NV, Heineken Asia Pacific BV purchase GAPL Pte Ltd. from Diageo Plc

Advisors & Consultants
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Global Co-Chair, Benefits, Compensation & Employment Practice at Latham & Watkins LLP


Executive Chairman at Bespoke Capital Acquisition Corp.

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Faculty Member & Author at Practising Law Institute


The Andrew Tan-led Alliance Global Group Inc. reported strong results for the first nine months of 2012, with its core net income growing to P13.46 billion, up 48 percent from P9.12 billion, and net of a P3.13 billion non-recurring gain due to the acquisition of Global-Estate Resorts Inc. in the same period in 2011. Consolidated revenues also grew to P78.09 billion in the first nine months of 2012, a 70 percent increase from P46.02 billion, with the consolidation of Travellers International Hotel Group Inc. this year. “We expect our consumer product business and tourism-related real estate business to continue their growth momentum over the next year,” said AGI CFO Dina Inting. Emperador was named the No. 1 selling brandy in the world in terms of volume by UK-based Drink International Magazine.

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. provides car rental services. It operates as a vehicle rental business globally through its Hertz, Dollar, and Thrifty car rental brands. The company operates through the following segments: U.S. Rental Car, International Rental Car, and All Other Operations. The U.S. Rental Car segment deals with rental of vehicles, as well as sales of ancillary products and services in the U.S. The International Rental Car segment provides rental and leasing of vehicles, as well as sales of ancillary products and services internationally. All Other Operations segment offers vehicle leasing and fleet management services, and other business activities through its subsidiary DonLen. Hertz Global Holdings is founded 1918 and is headquartered in Estero, FL.

Budweiser Brewing Co. APAC Ltd. is engaged in manufacturing and distribution of beer. It produces, imports, markets, distributes and sell a portfolio of brands, which its own and licensed, including Budweiser, Stella Artois, Corona, Hoegaarden, Cass, Great Northern, Harbin and Victoria Bitter. The company was incorporated on April 10, 2019 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

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Diageo Distribution ZAO produces and wholesales liquor products. The firm distributes premium spirits brands in Russia. The company was founded in September 2006 and is located in Moscow, Russian Federation.

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Hereditary Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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President at Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre

Nolet Spirits USA, Inc. Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries | Aliso Viejo, CA

Nolet Spirits USA, Inc. engages in providing spirits. The firm''s products include vodka, jin and herbal liqueur. The company was founded by Carolus Nolet Sr., in 1991 and is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA.

Hogg Robinson Group Ltd. Shipping & Delivery | Farnborough, United Kingdom

Hogg Robinson Group plc HRG is the international corporate services provider specialising in travel, expense and data management underpinned by proprietary technology. Our worldwide network comprises over 120 countries, providing unparalleled global expertise and local knowledge. Established in 1845 as an insurance firm in London, the business grew into other areas including transport, shipping and overseas agencies. In 1945 a travel office was created and as this service evolved it attracted a growing number of business clients. By 1990 corporate travel had become Hogg Robinson’s core business. Today the HRG network extends to more than 120 countries and a team of 12,000. With established links and knowledge on a truly global basis, HRG is in the impressive position of being able to offer a complete travel solution, safely, securely and cost effectively. HRG has an impressive heritage and an exceptional staff who have the talent and skills, experience and passion for serving our clients. They can find the answers to questions and expertly anticipate what’s needed; the relationships built with our clients go beyond mutual respect and trust. This formidable range of skills sets HRG apart from other travel companies, in fact when it comes to the question of business travel our core servicing culture is totally focused on the needs of its clients. The ability to leverage this strength and execute innovative solutions for clients is what sets HRG apart from competitors. HRG is the only publicly listed company of its kind.

Société des Produits Marnier Lapostolle SA Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries | Paris, France

Société des Produits Marnier Lapostolle SA manufactures and sells spirits and wines under the kappa, grand titanium marnier, lapostolle, chilean wines castle sancerre brands. It also provides recipes for making coffee, chocolate, fruity, short drinks, summer drinks and desserts. The company was founded by Jean-Baptiste Lapostolle in 1827 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV Beverages - Leuven, Belgium

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV operates as a holding company, which engages in the manufacture and distribution of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America, Latin America West, Latin America North, Latin America South, EMEA, Asia Pacific and Global Export and Holding Companies. The Global Export and Holding Companies segment includes the global headquarters and the export businesses in other countries. Its brands include Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois; multi-country brands Beck's, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden and Leffe; and local champions, such as Aguila, Antarctica, Bud Light, Brahma, Cass, Chernigivske, Cristal, Harbin, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Michelob Ultra, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Victoria, Sedrin, Sibirskaya Korona, and Skol. The company was founded on August 2, 1977 and is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium.

Suntory Holdings Ltd. Beverages - Osaka, Japan

Suntory Holdings Ltd. operates as a holding company with interests in the production and distribution of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, health, beauty, and processed food products. Its services include formulation and promotion of group wide management strategies and corporate functions; sale of alcoholic beverages such as whiskey, beer, and wine; soft drinks; and other beverages such as tea and canned coffee. The company was founded by Shinjiro Torii in 1899 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Molson Coors Beverage Co. Beverages - Denver, CO

Molson Coors Beverage Co. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of beer. It operates through the following segments: United States, Canada, Europe, International, and Corporate. The United States segment consists of production, marketing and sales of its brands, and other owned and licensed brands in the United States. The Canada segment includes production, marketing and sales of its brands, and other owned and licensed brands in Canada. The Europe segment comprises of production, marketing and sales of its brands as well as a number of regional brands in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, and Central Europe. The International segment focuses its operations on Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Africa. The Corporate segment represents interest and certain other general and administrative costs that are not allocated to any of the operating segments. It operates under the brands Blue Moon, Coors Banquet, Coors Light, Miller Genuine Draft, Miller Lite, taropramen, Carling, Molson Canadian, Creemore Springs, Cobra, Doom Bar, Henry's Hard and Leinenkugel's. The company was founded in 1786 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

Awards & Honors
Rank #67
Forbes - World's 100 Most Innovative Companies
Sponsored by Forbes Magazine
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