Given that the demise of almost every company seems to be linked to lurid headlines about its crippling debt burden, you might at first blush worry about Diageo‘s (LSE:DGE) £9bn net debt load. But one Fool thinks it looks more than sustainable.

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Owain Bennallack owns shares of Diageo. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Diageo. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.