SOURCE: Randgold Resources

May 18, 2017 10:58 ET

Randgold Resources: Holding(s) in Company

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) -  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, 18 May 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 16 May, 2017
6. Date on which issuer notified: 17 May, 2017
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii
Financial Instruments holding for BlackRock, Inc. has gone above 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 rightsx
Direct Direct
xi
Indirect
xii
Direct Indirect
GB00B01C3S32   7,701,253   7,701,253   N/A N/A 7,899,874 N/A 8.40%
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       26,142 0.02%
American Depository Receipt       9,212,470 9.80%
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instrumentsxv, 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
CFD             168,597 Nominal Delta
0.17% 0.17%
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
17,307,083 18.41%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:xxi
 
Name   % of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold % of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC        
BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC        
BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.        
BlackRock Fund Advisors        
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.        
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.        
BlackRock Group Limited        
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited   1.85% 8.96% 10.82%
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.        
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.        
BlackRock Group Limited        
BlackRock International Limited        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.        
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.        
BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.        
BlackRock (Singapore) Limited        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.        
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.        
BlackRock Group Limited        
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited        
BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC        
BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC        
BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.        
BlackRock Fund Advisors        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.        
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.        
BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.        
BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC        
BlackRock HK Holdco Limited        
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.        
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.        
BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC        
BlackRock Canada Holdings LP        
BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC        
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.        
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.        
BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd.        
BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.        
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.        
BlackRock Group Limited        
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
Trident Merger, LLC        
BlackRock Investment Management, LLC        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.        
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.        
BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.        
BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC        
BlackRock HK Holdco Limited        
BlackRock Cayco Limited        
BlackRock Trident Holding Company Limited        
BlackRock Japan Holdings GK        
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.        
BlackRock Advisors, LLC        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
         
BlackRock, Inc.        
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.        
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.        
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.        
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.        
BlackRock Group Limited        
BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.        
         
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:  
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:  
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:  

13. Additional information:
BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team
14. Contact name: Marc-Oliver Lesch
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7743 3650
                     

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

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