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Tuesday 6 October 2015


Diageo appoints new CFO

Diageo has said it has appointed a new chief financial officer from the Xerox Corporation, effective from next month.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo ‘in talks’ with Treasury over wine unit

Diageo is reportedly in “detailed talks” with Treasury Wine Estates about selling off its Global Wine Unit, which includes brands like Blossom Hill and Piat d’Or.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo slashes profit outlook by £150m

Diageo has warned investors to expect a £150 million drop in its operating profits in 2016 due to adverse currency movements in emerging markets.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker launches star-studded campaign

Scotch whisky brand Johnnie Walker has recruited F1 driver Jenson Button and actor Jude Law for its biggest ever global marketing campaign.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 No Comments »

SABMiller confirms potential takeover by AB InBev

SABMiller will announce by mid-October whether or not a takeover by AB InBev is taking place, confirming today that it has been approached by the world’s largest beer brewer.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo in £315m threat to USL shares

Diageo could stand to lose shares worth £315 million from its Indian subsidiary United Spirits (USL) if “adverse” rulings are taken on legal proceedings against its former holding company.

Monday, September 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo and SABMiller ‘should merge’

Diageo and SABMiller could boost their profits by nearly a fifth and see off a much-feared AB InBev takeover if they choose to merge, analysts say.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Smirnoff Ice recall in Canada

Diageo Canada has issued a recall for numerous flavours in its Smirnoff Ice range over fears of glass contamination.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo slaps ‘Captain Amsterdam’ with lawsuit

Diageo has launched a lawsuit accusing a nutritional supplement retailer called Captain Amsterdam of infringing on its own trademark for Captain Morgan rum.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo under investigation in Turkey

Turkish authorities have launched an investigation into Diageo’s operations in the country, specifically over allegations its raki business took advantage of market dominance.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

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