SOURCE: Randgold Resources

February 03, 2017 03:51 ET

Randgold Resources: Holding(s) in Company

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Feb 3, 2017) - Randgold Resources (NASDAQ: GOLD)(LSE: RRS)

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, 3 February 2017

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 Limited 
2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights    
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached   X
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 BlackRock, Inc. 
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 (if different from 3.):iv
 
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:v 1 February, 2017 
6. Date on which issuer notified: 2 February, 2017 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii Financial Instruments holding for BlackRock, Inc. has gone below 10% 
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
Direct   Direct xi   Indirect xii   Direct   Indirect
GB00B01C3S32   7,019,402   7,019,402   N/A   N/A   7,510,459   N/A   8.01%
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
Securities Lending           531,516   0.56%
American Depository Receipt           8,451,810   9.01%

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