Gold Fields Limited
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Gold Fields Limited

November 30, 2010 14:59 ET

Gold Fields Acquires Common Shares of Atacama Pacific Gold Corporation

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Nov. 30, 2010) - Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI)(NASDAQ:GFI)(JSE:GFI)(DUBAI:GFI) announced today that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Gold Fields Metals B.V. ("Gold Fields"), acquired 1,630,870 common shares of Atacama Pacific Gold Corporation ("Atacama") in connection with Atacama's initial public offering on November 10, 2010.

Gold Fields now holds 4,945,598 common shares of Atacama, representing approximately 13.4% of Atacama's outstanding shares, and 1,657,365 common share purchase warrants. If exercised, the 1,657,365 warrants owned by Gold Fields would, together with the 4,945,598 common shares owned by Gold Fields, represent approximately 17.1% of the issued and outstanding common shares in Atacama. The shares have been acquired for investment purposes and Gold Fields may increase or decrease its holdings in Atacama at prices which it determines to be attractive at any time pursuant to market transactions or negotiated transactions.

This news release is being issued pursuant to the requirements of Part 3 of National Instrument 62-103 The Early Warning System and Related Take-Over Bid and Insider Reporting Issues of the Canadian Securities Administrators. A copy of the early warning report to be filed by Gold Fields in connection with the transactions described herein will be available on Atacama's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, OR TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE EARLY WARNING REPORT FILED BY GFM UNDER APPLICABLE SECURITIES LEGISLATION, PLEASE SEE THE CONTACT INFORMATION BELOW.

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