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Monday 11 July, 2011

Yamana Gold Inc

Blocklisting Six Monthly Return


Yamana Gold Inc. - Blocklisting Six Monthly Return

TORONTO, July 11, 2011 /CNW/ -

    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.
    11 July 2011

                                 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
                         Viceroy Stock Option Plan
                         Series D Warrants
                         Meridian Stock Option Plan
                         Northern Orion Stock Option Plan
                         Restricted Share Unit Plan

    3. Period of return:

    From 01 February 2011 to 30 June 2011 for:  Yamana Share Incentive Plan
                                                Viceroy Stock Option Plan
                                                Series D Warrants
                                                Meridian Stock Option Plan
                                                Northern Orion 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       - 5,028,307
    Viceroy Stock Option Plan         - 153,200 (153,200 from the
                                        04 February 2011 six monthly report,
                                        60 options returned to the plan as a
                                        result of a calculation error.)
    Series D Warrants                 - 4,885,621
    Meridian Stock Option Plan        - 36,129
    Northern Orion Stock Option Plan  - 124,890
    Restricted Share Unit Plan        - 2,174,636 (1,422,723 from the
                                        04 February 2011 six monthly report,
                                        751,913 RSUs granted in
                                        February 2011)
   
    5. Number of shares issued / allotted under scheme during period:
   
    Yamana Share Incentive Plan       - 3,335,000 (and 159,307 cancelled)
    Viceroy Stock Option Plan         - 153,260
    Series D Warrants                 - 0 (and 4,885,621 cancelled)
    Meridian Stock Option Plan        - 0
    Northern Orion Stock Option Plan  - 0
    Restricted Share Unit Plan        - 560,764 (and 24,418 cancelled)
   
    6. Balance under scheme not yet issued / allotted at end of period:
   
    Yamana Share Incentive Plan       - 1,534,000
    Viceroy Stock Option Plan         - 0
    Series D Warrants                 - 0
    Meridian Stock Option Plan        - 36,129
    Northern Orion Stock Option Plan  - 124,890
    Restricted Share Unit Plan        - 1,589,454
   
    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
   
    Voting Rights and Share Capital
    -------------------------------
   
    As at 30 June 2011 Yamana's issued share capital consisted of 745,563,211
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 745,563,211
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:    150 York Street, Suite 1102, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3S5
    Telephone:  416-815-0220
    Email:      investor(at)yamana.com
   
    Person making the return:
   
    Name:       Sofia Tsakos
    Position:   Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate
                Secretary
   
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limitation, damages for loss of business or loss of profits) arising in
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or any material contained in it, or from any action or decision taken as a
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 (YAU YRI. AUY)