SOURCE: Randgold Resources

May 06, 2014 12:24 ET

Randgold Resources: Final Dividend for 2013, Election for Sterling Dividend, and Results of Annual General Meeting

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - May 6, 2014) - Rangold Resources (LSE: RRS) (NASDAQ: GOLD)

Randgold Resources Limited
Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands
Reg. No. 62686
LSE Trading Symbol: RRS
NASDAQ Trading Symbol: GOLD
("Randgold Resources" or the "Company")

FINAL DIVIDEND FOR 2013, ELECTION FOR STERLING DIVIDEND, AND RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Randgold Resources confirms that at the Company's Annual General Meeting held earlier today the shareholders approved a final dividend for the year ended 31 December 2013 of US$0.50 per share. The dividend payment will be made on Friday 30 May 2014 to shareholders on the register as at Friday 14 March 2014. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday 12 March 2014.

The exchange rate for payment to those shareholders who have elected to receive the final dividend for the year ended 31 December 2013 in Pounds Sterling is: £1 = US$1.6880.

At the Annual General Meeting shareholders also approved the Company's scrip dividend scheme which is conditional upon admission of the new ordinary shares being allotted to the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and to trading on London's Stock Exchange plc's market for listed securities

The Company also announces that at the Company's Annual General Meeting all of the resolutions were passed on a poll. Copies of all the resolutions passed have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.

A summary of the votes cast in respect of each resolution is set out below (a "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and against the resolution):

             
Resolution   In Favour   Against   Withheld
No. of votes   % of votes   No. of votes   % of votes   No. of votes
    Ordinary Resolutions    
1.   Report and Accounts   78 699 316   99.99   3 654   0.01   312 795
2.   Declaration of Dividend   78 620 966   99.99   4 413   0.01   390 386
3.   Directors' Remuneration Report   70 520 612   89.94   7 888 083   10.06   607 064
4.   Directors' Remuneration Policy Report   77 035 811   97.92   1 636 213   2.08   343 741
5.   Re-election of Mark Bristow   78 690 990   99.99   10 493   0.01   314 282
6.   Re-election of Norborne Cole Jr   78 581 706   99.85   118 463   0.15   315 596
7.   Re-election of Christopher Coleman   78 056 029   99.18   642 329   0.82   317 407
8.   Re-election of Kadri Dagdelen   78 689 824   99.99   10 067   0.01   315 874
9.   Re-election of Jemal-ud-din Kassum   78 686 540   99.98   13 509   0.02   315 716
10.   Re-election of Jeanine Mabunda Lioko   78 688 362   99.99   11 747   0.01   315 656
11.   Re-election of Andrew Quinn   78 648 796   99.94   49 594   0.06   317 375
12.   Re-election of Graham Shuttleworth   78 690 376   99.99   9 543   0.01   315 846
13.   Re-election of Karl Voltaire   78 649 444   99.94   49,679   0.06   316 642
14.   Re-appointment of Auditors   78 700 615   99.99   5 208   0.01   309 942
15.   Auditors' Remuneration   78 690 795   99.98   14 710   0.02   310 260
    Special Resolution    
16.   Increase Authorised Share Capital   77 478 379   98.44   1 225 417   1.56   311 969
    Ordinary Resolutions                    
17.   Authority to Allot Shares   78 432 253   99.66   268 455   0.34   315 057
18.   Awards of Shares to Non-Executive Directors   78 524 420   99.78   176 650   0.22   314 695
19.   Variation of Directors' Powers   77 180 341   99.63   284 308   0.37   652 139
    Special Resolutions                    
20.   Authority to Disapply Pre-Emption Rights   76 740 668   97.51   1 956 049   2.49   319 048
21.   Authority for the Company to Purchase its Own Shares   78 694 870   99.98   12 244   0.02   308 651
22.   Amend Articles of Association   78 674 909   99.98   16 555   0.02   324 301
    Ordinary Resolutions                    
23.   Scrip Dividend   78 651 284   99.95   38 494   0.05   325 987
24.   Electronic Communications   78 677 849   99.98   16 806   0.02   321 110
                         

Contact Information

  • Randgold Resources Enquiries:

    Chief Executive
    Dr Mark Bristow
    +44 788 071 1386
    +44 779 775 2288

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

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

    Website: www.randgoldresources.com