SOURCE: Randgold Resources

October 19, 2016 13:36 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")

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 
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 18 October, 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 9 October, 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii Total holding for BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited has gone below 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 rightsx
Direct Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
GB00B01C3S32 8,436,688 8,436,688 N/A N/A 8,431,177 N/A 8.99%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Expiration datexiii 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     7,839,165 8.36%
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 datexvii Exercise/
Conversion
period
xviii
Number of voting
rights instrument
refers to
% of voting rightsxix, xx
CFD       45,223 Nominal Delta
0.04% 0.04%
 

Please click on the following link to view full Announcement; http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/9872M_1-2016-10-19.pdf

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