SOURCE: Randgold Resources

October 19, 2016 08:14 ET

Randgold Resources Limited: Holding(s) in Company

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Oct 19, 2016) - Randgold Resources Limited (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, 19 October 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 Limited 
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  X
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments  X
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 17 October, 2016 
6. Date on which issuer notified: 18 October, 2016 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii
Total holding for BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited has gone above 10% Total holding for BlackRock, Inc. remains above 15% 
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   8,368,526   8,368,526   N/A   N/A   8,436,688   N/A   9.00%
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           3,565   0.00%
American Depository Receipt           7,942,687   8.47%
                 

Please click on the following link to view the full announcement;

http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/9622M_1-2016-10-19.pdf

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