SOURCE: Randgold Resources

June 30, 2016 08:50 ET

Randgold Resources Limited: Report on Payments to Governments for Year 2015

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Jun 30, 2016) -  Randgold Resources (LSE: RRS) (NASDAQ: GOLD)

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

REPORT ON PAYMENTS TO GOVERNMENTS FOR THE YEAR 2015

Jersey, Channel Islands, 30 June 2016  - Randgold Resources Limited today provides information in accordance with DTR 4.3A of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules of the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority in respect of payments made to governments by Randgold Resources Limited and its subsidiary undertakings for the year ended 31 December 2015.

This report is prepared in accordance with United Kingdom's Reports on Payments to Governments Regulations 2014 (as amended) ("UK Regulations") and the basis of preparation is summarised below. The report is available for download from: http://www.randgoldresources.com/regulatory-releases.

For information on all of the payments the Randgold Resources Limited group entities have made to governments (including payments by Société des Mines de Morila SA and Kibali Goldmines SA, which are excluded from this report), please refer to the company's Sustainability Report as set out in its 2015 Annual Report and Accounts. The 2015 Sustainability Report is available for download from: http://www.randgoldresources.com/sustainability-report-2015.

Basis of Preparation - Report on Payments to Governments for the year ended 31 December 2015

Reporting entities
This report includes payments to governments made by Randgold Resources Limited and its subsidiary undertakings (together "Randgold"). Payments made by entities over which Randgold Resources Limited has joint control (including Société des Mines de Morila SA and Kibali Goldmines SA) are excluded from the report.

Activities
Payments made by Randgold to governments arising from activities involving the exploration, prospection, discovery, development and extraction of minerals ("extractive activities") are disclosed within this report. As extractive and processing activities are unable to be reported separately, associated payments related to both activities have been disclosed in full.

Government
Government includes any national, regional or local authority of a country and includes a department, agency or entity that is a subsidiary of a government or entity that is controlled by such authority.

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