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Diageo [diˈædʒioʊ] plc (LSE: DGE, NYSE: DEO) : British multinational beverage alcohol company. It is a major distributor of spirits and the world's largest producer of Scotch whisky. It was the world's largest distiller until being overtaken by China's Kweichow Moutai on 9 April 2017. Its brands include [Scotch whisky] Johnnie Walker, Buchanan's, Cardhu, Justerini & Brooks, Bell's, Black & White, White Horse, Logan, Caol Ila, Vat 69, Oban, Talisker, Lagavulin, Glenkinchie, Dalwhinnie, Cragganmore, Clynelish, Singleton including Glen Ord, Dimple, Royal Lochnagar, Glen Elgin, Knockando, Windsor, Grand Old Parr, Auchroisk, Benrinnes, Blair Athol, Dailuaine, Glenlossie, Glen Spey, Inchgower, Linkwood, Mannochmore, Mortlach, Strathmill, Teaninich. [Irish whiskey] Roe & Co [American whiskey] Bulleit, Seagram's Seven Crown [Canadian whisky] Crown Royal, Piehole Whiskey. FTSE 100 Component. Industry: Alcoholic beverages (spirits, beer and wine). Founded in 1997 by merger of Guinness Brewery and Grand Metropolitan. Headquarters: London, England.