SOURCE: Randgold Resources

November 15, 2016 03:28 ET

Randgold Resources: Holding(s) in Company

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Nov 15, 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, 15 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 onwhich the threshold is crossed or reached:v 10 November 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 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 xii Direct Indirect
GB00B01C3S32 4,744,952 4,744,952 4,528,465   4,528,465   4.83%
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     589,500 0.63%
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
5,117,965 5.46%
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 1.16
FIAM LLC 0.35
Fidelity Institutional Asset Management Trust Company 0.33
FMR CO., INC 3.31
FMR INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (UK) LIMITED 0.30
FIDELITY MANAGEMENT TRUST COMPANY 0.01
Grand Total 5.46
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
   

RANDGOLD RESOURCES ENQUIRIES:

Chief Executive Financial Director   Investor & Media Relations
Mark Bristow Graham Shuttleworth   Kathy du Plessis
+44 788 071 1386 +44 1534 735 333   +44 20 7557 7738
+44 779 775 2288 +44 779 771 1338   Email: randgold@dpapr.com

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