SOURCE: Randgold Resources

December 04, 2014 04:12 ET

Randgold Resources: Notification of major interest in shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Dec 4, 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, 4 December 2014
  TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES
   
  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   Van Eck Associates Corporation
  4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 (if different from 3.):iv
  Market Vectors Africa ETF
Catholic Investment Trust of Washington
Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF
Guidestone Gold
Van Eck Global Hard Assets Fund
Market Vectors Natural Resources ETF
IAM Hard Assets
International Investors Gold Fund
Jackson National Gold
LGT COMM SELECT PRODUCERS FD
Lockheed Martin Gold
Lockheed Martin HA
LODH World Gold Expertise Fund
Metlife Natural Resources
Van Eck Multi-Manager Alternatives Fund
New York Life Hard Assets
Van Eck Global Hard Assets Fund UCITS
Van Eck VIP Global Gold Fund
Wallace Foundation Hard Assets
Van Eck VIP Multi-Manager Alternatives Fund
Van Eck VIP Global Hard Assets Fund
  5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: v   5 April 2010
  6. Date on which issuer notified:   3 December 2014
  7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii   5%
  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
  US7523443098   4 623 770   4 623 770   4 634 921   4 634 921     5%  
  (ADRs in relation to Ordinary Shares with ISIN GB00B01C3S32)
                     

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