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Jan 14 2013 12:00AM



JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 01/14/13 --

RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITEDIncorporated in Jersey, Channel IslandsReg. No. 62686LSE Trading Symbol: RRSNasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLD('Randgold Resources' or the 'Company')


London, United Kingdom, 14 January 2013 - Randgold Resources Limitedannounces that on 14 January 2013, 13,334 ordinary shares ("Shares")in the Company were issued and allotted by the Company to Dr DMBristow, a director of the Company, at their nominal value (US$0.05 perShare) in satisfaction of the vesting of the third and final tranche ofhis award (the "Award") of 40,000 Shares under the Randgold ResourcesLimited Restricted Share Scheme. The Award was granted on 28 January2010 (effective from 1 January 2010) vesting in three equal tranches on1 January 2011, 1 January 2012 and 1 January 2013, subject to thesatisfaction of performance conditions.

The Award was subject to a performance condition which measures theCompany's Total Shareholder Return (TSR) performance against the HSBCGlobal Gold Index. It was also a condition of the vesting of the Awardthat Dr DM Bristow achieves a satisfactory individual performancerating.

Both the TSR and individual performance conditions to which the thirdand final tranche of the Award were subject have been met and,accordingly, the third and final tranche has vested in full in respectof 13,334 Shares.

Dr DM Bristow's shareholding in the Company is now 706,065 ordinaryshares or 0.77% of the current issued share capital of the Company.

Randgold Resources Enquiries:Chief Executive Financial Director Investor & Media RelationsDr Mark Bristow Graham Shuttleworth Kathy du Plessis+44 788 071 1386 +44 779 7711338 +44 20 7557 7738+44 779 775 2288 +44 1534 735 333 Email: randgoldresources@dpapr.comWebsite: This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock ExchangeEND

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