SOURCE: Randgold Resources

June 27, 2014 07:15 ET

Randgold Resources: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Jun 27, 2014) - Randgold Resources (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):  
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  
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%
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:
13. Additional information:   BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team
14. Contact name:   Duncan Murray
15. Contact telephone number:   020 7743 3334
     

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