REG-Yamana Gold Inc.: This is an announcement being made to comply with the relevant requirements of the Disclosure, Transparency and Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority

Fri Feb 8, 2013 1:28pm EST

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This is an announcement being made to comply with the relevant requirements of the Disclosure, Transparency and Listing
                                            Rules of the UK Listing Authority

Yamana Gold Inc.
8 February 2013
                                                            
                                                       SCHEDULE 5
                                                            
                                             BLOCKLISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN

To:         Listing Applications
            UK Listing Authority
            Financial Services Authority
            25, The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf
            London, E14 5HS

    1.      Name of company:  Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY; LSE: YAU)
        
    2.      Name of scheme:   Yamana Share Incentive Plan
                              Northern Orion Stock Option Plan
                              Extorre Stock Option Plan
                              Restricted Share Unit Plan

    3.      Period of return:

            From 01 August 2012 to 31 January 2013 for:   Yamana Share Incentive Plan
                                                          Northern Orion Stock Option Plan
                                                          Extorre Gold Mines Stock Option Plan
                                                          Restricted Share Unit Plan

    4.      Number and class of shares(s) (amount of stock / debt security) not issued under scheme:
    
       Yamana Share Incentive Plan               - 1,425,000
       Northern Orion Stock Option Plan          - 27,150
       Extorre Gold Mines Stock Option Plan      - 1,157,868
       Restricted Share Unit Plan                - 2,549,526 (1,929,620 from the 10 August 2012 six
                                                   monthly report, 10,000 RSUs granted in August 2012,
                                                   562,893 RSUs granted in December and 47,013 RSUs 
                                                   granted in June 2012)

    5.      Number of shares issued / allotted under scheme during period:
        
      Yamana Share Incentive Plan                 - 811,000 (and 52,000 cancelled)
      Northern Orion Stock Option Plan            - 10,860
      Extorre Gold Mines Stock Option Plan        - 42,691 (and 162,518 cancelled)
      Restricted Share Unit Plan                  - 298,549 (and 4,237 cancelled)

    6.      Balance under scheme not yet issued / allotted at end of period:
        
      Yamana Share Incentive Plan                  - 562,000
      Northern Orion Stock Option Plan             - 16,290
      Extorre Gold Mines Stock Option Plan         - 952,659
      Restricted Share Unit Plan                   - 2,246,740

    7.      Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock / debt securities) originally listed and the date of admission:
        
Yamana Share Incentive Plan           - 8,995,792                          03 August 2007
Viceroy Stock Option Plan             - 1,635,270                          03 August 2007
RNC Warrants                          - 443,820                            03 August 2007
Series D Warrants                     - 4,885,621                          03 August 2007
Meridian Stock Option Plan            - 611,363                            03 January 2008
Northern Orion Stock Option Plan      - 6,515,790                          03 January 2008
Series B Northern Orion Warrants      - 9,296,377                          03 January 2008
Restricted Share Unit Plan            - 19,800,000                         11 August 2008
Extorre Gold Mines Stock Option Plan  - 1,157,868                          11 September 2012
                                                                                                                                 

Voting Rights and Share Capital

As at 31 January 2013 Yamana's issued share capital consisted of 752,314,541 common shares with no par value, each share
conveying the right to one vote. Yamana does not hold any common shares in treasury. The figure of 752,314,541 common
shares may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are
required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Yamana under the Financial Service Authority's
Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Contacts

Contact for queries:

Name:                Sofia Tsakos, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Address:             Royal Bank Plaza, North Tower, 200 Bay Street, Suite 2200, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2J3
Telephone:           (416) 815-0220
Email:               investor@yamana.com
                     
Person making the return:

Name:           Sofia Tsakos
Position:       Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Yamana elects the United Kingdom as its Home Member State for the purposes of the Transparency Directive.

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