SOURCE: Randgold Resources

October 28, 2014 05:10 ET

Randgold Resources: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 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, 28 October 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 24th October 2014
6. Date on which issuer notified: 27th October 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 14,811,371   14,811,371 N/A N/A   14,791,281 N/A   15.96%
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
         
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
          Nominal Delta
CFD 13,850 0.01% 0.01%
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
14,805,131 15.98%
 

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