SOURCE: Randgold Resources

December 01, 2015 14:15 ET

Randgold Resources Limited Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2015) - 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 SHARES i
   
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  
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): Baseline notification required as a result of the implementation of changes to the transparency directive X
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 26 November, 2015
6. Date on which issuer notified: 30 November, 2015
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii Baseline notification required as a result of the implementation of changes to the transparency directive; BlackRock, Inc. shares and voting rights remain above the previously disclosed threshold of 15%
8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, 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   14,807,590   14,807,590   N/A   N/A   5,797,114   N/A   6.21%
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
Depository Receipt           8,632,257   9.26%
Securities Lending           734,815   0.78%
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 date xvii   Exercise/
Conversion period
xviii
  Number of voting rights instrument refers to   % of voting rights xix, xx
CFD               15,772   Nominal   Delta
  0.01%   0.01%
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights
15,179,958   16.28%
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 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 Group Limited            
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited   1.01%   8.78%   9.80%
             
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.            
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 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 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 (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 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, Inc.            
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.            
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.            
BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.            
BlackRock Advisors, LLC            
             
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 Group Limited            
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited            
BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG            
             
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 International 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 (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: Gareth Slade
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7743 3650
   

Contact Information

  • 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

    Website: www.randgoldresources.com