SOURCE: Randgold Resources

June 27, 2014 06:56 ET

Randgold Resources Limited: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Jun 27, 2014) - 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")

London, 27 June 2014

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):  X
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  
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 23rd June 2014 
6. Date on which issuer notified: 25th June 2014 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:vi, vii Holding has gone above 16% 
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   14,060,434   14,060,434 N/A N/A 14,811,371 N/A 16.00%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Expiration datexiii Exercise/Conversion Periodxiv   Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted. % of voting rights
           
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       6,227 Nominal Delta
0.01% 0.01%
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights
14,817,598   16.01%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:xxi
 BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited -14,817,598 (16.01%)
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:   Duncan Murray
15. Contact telephone number:   020 7743 3334
Annex: Notification of major interests in sharesxxii
A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation
Full name (including legal form of legal entities)   BlackRock, Inc.
Contact address (registered office for legal entities)   55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10055
United States of America
Phone number & email   020 7743 3334
EMEAdisclsoure@blackrock.com
Other useful information (at least legal representative for legal persons)   Duncan Murray
B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable
Full name   Martin Welsh
Contact address   Randgold Resources Limited
3rd Floor, Unity Chambers
28 Halkett Street
St. Helier
Jersey
JE2 4WJ
Phone number & email   +44 1534 735 333
martin.welsh@randgold.com
Other useful information(e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation)    
C: Additional information
 
     

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