SOURCE: Randgold Resources Ld

August 24, 2010 03:38 ET

Randgold-Restricted stock award and sale of shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwire - August 24, 2010) -



RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands
Reg. No. 62686
LSE Trading Symbol: RRS
Nasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLD


RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AND SALE OF SHARES: G P SHUTTLEWORTH

London, United Kingdom, 24 August 2010 - Randgold Resources Limited
previously announced an award of 36 000 restricted shares were granted
to Mr G P Shuttleworth in accordance with the terms of his contract of
employment effective 1 July 2007. The price of the restricted stock
calculation for Mr Shuttleworth was the Nasdaq Global Select Market
closing price on 29 June 2007, being US$22.19. As Mr Shuttleworth met
the performance criteria, the final tranche of restricted shares, being
12,000 shares, vested on 1 July 2010 and the shares have been issued.


Mr Shuttleworth elected to sell 8 000 shares which were sold on 20
August 2010 at US$91.33.


As a result of the issuance of 12 000 shares and sale of 8 000 shares,
the change in Mr Shuttleworth's holding is as follows:


Holding      Restricted Shares    Shares Holding after  % Shareholding
prior to     Awarded and Issued   sold   Award and Sale after Award
Award

24 000       12 000               8 000  28 000          0.03


Randgold Resources Enquiries:

Mark Bristow        Graham Shuttleworth   Kathy du Plessis
Chief Executive     Financial Director    Investor & Media Relations
+44 788 071 1386    +44 1534 735 333      +44 20 7557 7738
+44 779 775 2288    +44 779 614 4438      randgoldresources@dpapr.com

Website: www.randgoldresources.com

                    This information is provided by RNS
          The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

END

Contact Information