SOURCE: Randgold Resources

May 18, 2017 10:01 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 rights x
  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%
                         

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