JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - May 18, 2015) - Randgold Resources (LSE: RRS) (NASDAQ: GOLD) announces the following pursuant to DTR 3.1 of the United Kingdom Listing Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules:

Dr DM Bristow, a director of the Company, sold 40 000 ordinary shares of the Company on 15 May 2015, at a price of £48.32 per share.

Dr DM Bristow's shareholding in the Company is now 730 786 ordinary shares or 0.79% of the current issued share capital of the Company.

Mr GP Shuttleworth, a director of the Company, sold 10 000 ordinary shares of the Company earlier today, at a price of £49.31 per share.

Mr GP Shuttleworth's shareholding in the Company is now 77 974 ordinary shares or 0.08% of the current issued share capital of the Company.

Contact Information:

Randgold Resources Enquiries:
Chief Executive
Dr Mark Bristow
+44 788 071 1386
+44 779 775 2288

Financial Director
Graham Shuttleworth
+44 779 771 1338
+44 1534 735 333

Investor & Media Relations
Kathy du Plessis
+44 20 7557 7738
randgold@dpapr.com

Website: www.randgoldresources.com