REG-Yamana Gold Inc.: Notification of Transactions of Directors/Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and Connected Persons

Thu Dec 27, 2012 1:28pm EST

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Yamana Gold Inc.
(the "Company")
27 December 2012

Annex DTR3
Notification of Transactions of Directors/Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility
and Connected Persons

The Company reports the following transactions in common shares of the Company by Senior Officers of the Company on 22
December 2012. All prices are in Canadian dollars, unless noted otherwise. The common shares were issued upon the
vesting of previously issued restricted share units of the Company. In addition, a further 70,086 common shares were
issued to certain other non-senior officers of the Company upon vesting of previously issued restricted share units of
the Company at $16.64 per share for the vesting on 22 December 2012.


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Director / Senior Officer       Date of Issue   Transaction     Number of     Price
                                                                Common
                                                                Shares
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Ludovico Costa                  22 December     Issuance of     26,682        $16.64
President and Chief Operating   2012            Common Shares
Officer                                         upon vesting
                                                of Restricted
                                                Share Units
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Charles Main                    22 December     Issuance of     25,593        $16.64
Executive Vice President,       2012            Common Shares
Finance and Chief Financial                     upon vesting
Officer                                         of Restricted
                                                Share Units
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Greg McKnight                   22 December     Issuance of     21,237        $16.64
Senior Vice President,          2012            Common Shares
Business Development                            upon vesting
                                                of Restricted
                                                Share Units
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Darcy Marud                     22 December     Issuance of     21,237        $16.64
Senior Vice President,          2012            Common Shares
Exploration                                     upon vesting
                                                of Restricted
                                                Share Units
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Contact for queries:
Name:               Sofia Tsakos, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Telephone:          (416) 815-0220
Email:              stsakos@yamana.com


Yamana Gold Inc.
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