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Update on SEC investigation into Gold Fields' BEE transaction

Monday, 22 June 2015

Johannesburg, 22 June 2015: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) has been informed by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit of the United States Securities Exchange Commission (the Commission) that it has concluded its investigation in connection with the Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) transaction related to South Deep and, based on the information available to them, will not recommend to the Commission that enforcement action be taken against Gold Fields.

The notice has been provided under the guidelines set out in the final paragraph of the Securities Act Release No 5310, which states in part that the notice "must in no way be construed as indicating that the party has been exonerated or that no action may ultimately result from the staff's investigation”.

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