Questions and Answers

Exercising Executive Options

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No, when you input an instruction to transact any of your Executive Options/RSUs through the MyDiageoShares portal we use the broker service provided by Solium. 

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Yes - The limit price will be in effect until the trade has fully executed or until the stock broker has accepted your cancel request.  Note, if you are subject to permission to deal requirements you will have 48 hours for the limit price to hit otherwise the instruction will be cancelled. 

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All ordinary share sales are transacted in pounds sterling and all ADS sales are transacted in US dollars. Conversion to the currency you select on the instruction confirmation page of the online exercise service is performed using the daily midmarket exchange rate.

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Documentation will be applied to the document section of your MyDiageoShares portal after a trade. If you are retaining shares, you will receive your statement of ownership from either Diageo Registrars (Ordinary holders) or your Nominee or Citibank as transfer agent (ADS holders).

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Your transaction will be subject to brokerage and dealing charges.  The current commission rate is 0.25% and is subject to a minimum threshold.

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Your transaction will be subject to brokerage and dealing charges.  The current commission rate is 0.25% and is subject to a minimum threshold.

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You can exercise and sell your Ordinary executive options online bu logging into your MyDiageoShares portal. 

A guide to how to instruct your exercise online is proved on  Executive Online Exercise Guides page.

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You can exercise and sell your ADS executive options online by logging into your MyDiageoShares portal. 

A guide to how to instruct your exercise online is proved on the  Executive Online Exercise Guides page.

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