My Diageo Shares
Become a Diageo shareholder by taking part in our Irish tax efficient employee share plans. Our share plans are designed to motivate you and help you build a shareholding in Diageo. In return you benefit from our Company’s success through potential share price growth. Also, as the share schemes are Revenue approved you can benefit from generous PAYE savings (as long as you meet the holding periods and rules linked to the relevant plan).
5 September 2016 Profitshare release
Shares appropriated on 5 September 2016 under the Irish Profitshare, Irish Salary Foregone, Baileys Share Participation and Baileys Salary Sacrifice Schemes will be released from Trust on 5 September 2019. Share certificates will be despatched to registered home addresses once the shares have been released on 5 September 2019.
Action is only required before 5 September 2019 if you wish to sell your shares on the release date. If you wish to sell your shares on the release date, please refer to the guide here.
If you wish to transfer your shares you must wait until you have received your share certificate. You can then transfer your shares by contacting Link, Diageo Registrars at email@example.com or +44 (0) 371 277 1010.
The Diageo plc 2017 Irish Share Ownership Plan (also known as Profitshare) is a plan that gives you a choice of taking your Profitshare Bonus as either shares or cash. You can also add to this investment by electing to forego some of your pre-tax salary over 6 months and buy more Diageo shares. This plan element is commonly known as Salary Foregone. Your total share investment under the Profitshare plan should not exceed the Irish Revenue maximum annually.
Profitshare choice window is now open. Choose how much of your Profitshare award you wish to contribute towards the purchase of shares. Closing date is 27-Aug-19
Bailey's Share Participation
The UDV Ireland Group Share Participation Scheme (also known as Baileys Share Participation) gives you an option of taking either shares or cash. You can also add to this investment by electing to forego some of your pre-tax salary over 6 months and buying more Diageo shares. This plan element is commonly known as salary sacrifice. Your total share investment under this plan should not exceed the Irish Revenue maximum annually.
Save for the future by taking part in this simple savings programme and putting money aside each month directly from pay. Once you’ve completed your savings (usually over 3 or 5 years) you can choose to buy Diageo shares at a discounted price, or you can simply take back your savings.
Diageo’s share plans are strictly governed by the plan rules and applicable legislation. For more information about Diageo’s Irish employee share plans go to the relevant sections where you will find additional information and details about how and when you can enrol.