SOURCE: Randgold Resources

March 18, 2016 08:51 ET

Randgold Resources Limited: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 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, 18 March 2016

 
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 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 15 March, 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 17 March, 2016
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 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   6,912,110   6,912,110   N/A   N/A   5,341,928   N/A   5.71%
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           3,112,856   3.32%
American Depository Receipt           8,178,493   8.74%
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               364   Nominal   Delta
0.00%   0.00%
 

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