SOURCE: Randgold Resources Ld

March 21, 2014 13:47 ET

Directors' acquisition of shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Mar 21, 2014) -

TSX: GOLD; LSE: RRS   

RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands
Reg. No. 62686
LSE Trading Symbol: RRS
NASDAQ Trading Symbol: GOLD
("Randgold Resources" or the "Company")


DIRECTORS' ACQUISITION OF SHARES


London, 21 March 2014 - Randgold Resources announces the following
acquisition of shares in the Company, as required under DTR 3.1:

(a)   Dr D M Bristow, a director of the Company, acquired 10,761
      ordinary shares of the Company on 21 March 2014 at a price of 
      USD79.48.
      Dr Bristow's shareholding in the Company is now 725,724 ordinary 
      shares or 0.78% of the Company's current issued share capital.
(b)   Mr G P Shuttleworth, a director of the Company, acquired 
      4,968 ordinary shares of the Company on 21 March 2014 at a price 
      of USD79.48.
      Mr Shuttleworth's shareholding in the Company is now 75,479 
      ordinary shares or 0.08% of the Company's current issued share 
      capital.


The above shares were acquired by Dr Bristow and Mr Shuttleworth in
line with the Randgold Resources Annual Bonus Plan which requires them
to invest one third of their 2013 annual bonus in shares of the Company
for a period of three years.


Randgold Resources Enquiries:

Chief Executive     Financial Director     Investor & Media Relations
Mark Bristow        Graham Shuttleworth    Kathy du Plessis
+44 788 071 1386    +44 1534 735 333       +44 20 7557 7738
+44 779 775 2288    +44 779 7711338        Email:  randgold@dpapr.com 

Website:  www.randgoldresources.com 

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