SOURCE: Randgold Resources

November 07, 2014 11:48 ET

Randgold Resources: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Nov 7, 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, 07 November 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   5th November 2014
6. Date on which issuer notified:   6th November 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   14,791,281   14,791,281   N/A   N/A   14,807,590 N/A 15.98%
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
CFD               21,837 Nominal Delta
0.02% 0.02%
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights
14,829,427   16%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi
 
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 2536
                         

Contact Information

  • RANDGOLD 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