Diageo PLC



    Today's change

    2.00 / +0.09%

    1 year change


    As of Aug 26 2016 17:10 BST. Data delayed by at least 20 minutes.

Search for Diageo and
  1. July 28, 2016

    Diageo’s hangover starts to lift

    There were cocktails, dance music and a party mood in Soho, London, on Thursday. This was no club, but the central...

  2. July 28, 2016

    The Brexit reckoning: UK plc reports

    UK companies with a combined market value of £500bn reported results yesterday — and revealed stark differences in how...

Special Reports

  1. The Business of Formula One

    A chaotic bout of rule changes is an extreme example of the dysfunctionality currently...
  2. The Business of Whisky

    After a decade of strong growth - in which producers invested in new distilleries or e...
Search more Special Reports on this topic.

  1. July 28, 2016

    Diageo cheers turnaround as sales growth returns

    Diageo, the drinks company behind Smirnoff vodka and Johnnie Walker scotch, cheered a 3.5 per cent rise in full-year...

  2. Fast FT

    July 28, 2016

    Leisure stocks: Thomas Cook rides high; Merlin drops

    A mixed picture this morning for European leisure stocks after another slew of earnings. Thomas Cook is the sector’s...

  3. Fast FT

    July 28, 2016

    Equity markets struggle for direction after Fed statement

    Equity markets are struggling for direction as investors digest the US Federal Reserve’s policy statement and prepare...

  4. Fast FT

    July 28, 2016

    Diageo on course to hit 2017 growth target

    Diageo, the spirits and beer company behind Smirnoff vodka and Johnnie Walker scotch, cheered a 3.5 per cent rise in...

  5. July 21, 2016

    Consumer companies see promise in start-up ventures

    As Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan spooned strawberry toppings on to her chocolate-dipped Magnum at the launch of the...

  6. July 10, 2016

    Diageo to pursue tycoon Mallya on $182m ‘improper transactions’

    Diageo, the British spirits group, intends to pursue Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya to recover an estimated Rs12bn ($182m)...

  7. July 7, 2016

    Brexit and sterling: burn, baby, burn

    Fetishism is always a temptation for Tory MPs. Their riskiest kink is for strong sterling, rather than peccadilloes...

  8. July 4, 2016

    Diageo invests in non-alcoholic drink Seedlip

    After 257 years in the spirits and beer business, Diageo has made its first investment in a non-alcoholic drinks...

  9. July 3, 2016

    A silver lining on ominous Brexit storm clouds

    In the words of Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, Britain is suffering from “economic post-traumatic...

  10. June 22, 2016

    How Treasury Wine Estates fought off private equity bids

    Two weeks after Michael Clarke landed the job of chief executive of Treasury Wine Estates, he received a phone call...

  11. June 14, 2016

    Beam Suntory: A volatile Japanese-US blend

    Just months after Suntory’s $16bn takeover of US spirits maker Beam in 2014, the chief executive of the Japanese whisky...

  12. May 18, 2016

    Diageo names Javier Ferrán as new chairman

    Diageo, the world’s biggest distiller, has ended its search for a new chairman with the appointment of Javier Ferrán, a...

  13. Fast FT

    May 18, 2016

    Former Bacardi chief to become Diageo chairman

    Javier Ferrán, a former chief executive of rum maker Bacardi, has been named as the new chairman of Diageo. Mr Ferrán...

  14. May 9, 2016

    Whisky industry warns on Brexit jobs risk

    It will be Scotch on the rocks for the whisky industry if Britain were to leave the EU, by placing in jeopardy one of...

  15. April 20, 2016

    Mexican tax leaves top-end tequila makers reeling

    Luxury tequila, a smooth sip that can retail for a few hundred dollars a bottle, is driving growth in the world’s...

  16. April 15, 2016

    Vijay Mallya’s Indian passport suspended

    Drinks baron Vijay Mallya’s passport has been suspended by the Indian government after the once high-flying tycoon...

  17. April 7, 2016

    Indian banks reject Vijay Mallya’s debt plan

    Indian banks have rejected an offer by Vijay Mallya, the erstwhile liquor baron, to settle the country’s most...

  18. Fast FT

    March 23, 2016

    Former Standard Life chief Nish joins HSBC's board

    The former chief executive of Standard Life, David Nish, is joining HSBC as a non-executive director in the latest of...

  19. March 15, 2016

    Campari to buy Grand Marnier amid thirst for classic cocktails

    Italy’s Gruppo Campari has agreed to buy the Grand Marnier group in a deal that gives the French distiller an equity...

  20. Fast FT

    March 11, 2016

    'Rubbish': Indian drinks boss denies he has 'absconded'

    Indian drinks mogul Vijay Mallya has tweeted that he has “not absconded” amid reports he was in the UK having fled...

  21. FT Alphaville

    March 11, 2016

    King of Good Times is having a Bad Time and wants you to know about it

    Vijay Mallya — your King of Good Times — has taken to Twitter to attack his attackers, who questioned his motives for...

  22. FT Alphaville

    March 9, 2016

    Have you seen this King of Good Times?

    He, Vijay Mallya, is the one on the left. The liquor baron and also the one without the hat. Who isn’t Enrique...

  23. March 4, 2016

    Triumphs and disappointments in the world of shares

    Small-caps or large-caps? Regular FT Money readers will certainly know where my heart lies. But even dyed-in-the-wool...

  24. Fast FT

    March 2, 2016

    Intertek swings to heavy loss amid oil pain

    Intertek, which tests and certifies products ranging from shoes to pharmaceuticals, slumped to a heavy loss in 2015 as...

  25. February 28, 2016

    Diageo/United Spirits: warning signs

    Road signs in the Indian Himalayas inform drivers: “After whisky, driving risky." Diageo, the UK-listed beverages...

  26. FT Alphaville

    February 26, 2016

    Paying off the King of Good Times

    Who could have seen this coming? From the FT’s Amy Kazmin: Diageo, the world’s largest spirits company, has agreed to...

  27. February 26, 2016

    Diageo pays $75m to Vijay Mallya to step down from United Spirits

    Diageo, the world’s largest spirits company, has agreed to pay $75m to Vijay Mallya to step down as chairman of United...

  28. Fast FT

    February 25, 2016

    Diageo to pay Vijay Mallya $75m as he quits USL

    Diageo, the world’s largest spirits company, has agreed to pay $75m (£53m) to Indian tycoon, Vijay Mallya, in a deal...

  29. Fast FT

    February 10, 2016

    Heineken flags volatile year but sticks to guidance

    It could be a volatile year, but Heineken still expects you to be drinking up as it reported annual results roughly in...

  30. Fast FT

    January 29, 2016

    Former Diageo CEO to chair parent of Lord Coe's sports group

    Paul Walsh, the former chief executive of drinks maker Diageo, has become chairman of Chime Communications, the...

  31. January 28, 2016

    City regulators have put in teeth but it won’t make them sharper

    It is hard for a City regulator to look as if it is ahead of the game when it is so often caught behind it. On Thursday...

  32. January 28, 2016

    Diageo delivers mixed results as shake-up continues

    Diageo, the world’s largest spirits group by sales, launched apple-flavoured Cîroc vodka in the US five weeks ago. The...

  33. Fast FT

    January 28, 2016

    Opening Quote: Babcock's CEO retires

    Diageo is upbeat, despite a writedown for its Brazilian liquor business, Babcock’s CEO is retiring, Jimmy Choo shoe...

  34. FT Alphaville

    January 28, 2016

    FT Opening Quote

    Diageo is upbeat, despite a writedown for its Brazilian liquor business, Babcock’s CEO is retiring, Jimmy Choo shoe...

  35. Fast FT

    January 28, 2016

    Diageo sales improve, profit takes a hit from FX

    Some positive signs that a lengthy hangover at Diageo is starting to clear, although the spirits and beer company...

  36. January 7, 2016

    Slaughter and May elects new senior partner

    UK law firm Slaughter and May has elected Steve Cooke, a mergers and acquisitions heavyweight, as its senior partner as...

  37. December 27, 2015

    Guinness goes alcohol-free in Indonesia

    Diageo has been forced to change tack in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country with the introduction of...

  38. December 19, 2015

    Distillers try to keep one step ahead of the counterfeiters

    It causes poisoning in eastern Europe. In South Africans, nearly 3 litres of contraband is drunk a year. It features...

Search for Diageo and


Videos from FT.com that closely match this topic

  1. Lex on Diageo ending its year-long wooing of Jose Cuervo...
    December 11, 2012

    Lex on Diageo ending its year-long wooing of Jose Cuervo

  2. Lex on Diageo's emergence from underperformance...
    August 23, 2012

    Lex on Diageo's emergence from underperformance

  3. Lex on what's behind the climbing popularity of Scotch...
    June 8, 2012

    Lex on what's behind the climbing popularity of Scotch