SOURCE: Randgold Resources

November 17, 2016 13:04 ET

Randgold Resources: Holding(s) in Company

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2016) - Randgold 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")

Jersey, Channel Islands, 17 November 2016

 
TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:ii   Randgold Resources Ltd
2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached  
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments  
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights  
Other (please specify):  
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:iii   FMR LLC
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 (if different from 3.):iv
  See Section 9
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:v   15 November 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified:   16 November 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii   5%
8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to sharesviii, ix
Class/type of
shares
if possible using the ISIN CODE
Situation previous to the triggering transaction Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of
Shares
  Number of
Voting
Rights
Number
of shares
  Number of voting
rights
  % of voting rights x
Indirect   Direct xi   Indirect ets>exiiii   Direct Indirect
GB00B01C3S32 4,163,806   4,163,806 3,816,124       3,816,124     4.07%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Expiration
date
xiii
  Exercise /
Conversion Period
xiv
  Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised / converted.   % of voting rights
Right of Recall         566,500   0.60%
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Exercise price   Expiration date xvii Exercise /
Conversion period
xviii
  Number of voting rights instrument refers to   % of voting rights xix, xx
                Nominal Delta
     
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights
4,382,624   4.67%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:xxi
 
Controlled Undertaking   Percentage Holding
Fidelity (Canada) Asset Management ULC   1.06
FIDELITY CAPITAL MARKETS   0.00
FIAM LLC   0.35
Fidelity Institutional Asset Management Trust Company   0.33
FMR CO., INC   2.61
FMR INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (UK) LIMITED   0.31
FIDELITY MANAGEMENT TRUST COMPANY   0.01
Grand Total   4.67
 
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:    
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will acquire/ cease to hold:    
12. Date on which proxy holder will acquire/ cease to hold voting rights:    

13. Additional information:
  N/A
14. Contact name:   Sally-Ann Hatton
15. Contact telephone number:   fil-regreporting@fil.com, 01737 837148
 

Contact Information

  • RANDGOLD RESOURCES ENQUIRIES:
    Chief Executive
    Mark Bristow
    +44 788 071 1386
    +44 779 775 2288

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

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