SOURCE: Randgold Resources

February 08, 2016 13:22 ET

Randgold Resources : Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Feb 8, 2016) - (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")

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 ¨
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   4 February, 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified:   8 February, 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 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   6,131,689 6,131,689   N/A N/A 6,081,207 N/A 6.52%
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       897,214 0.96%
American Depository Receipt       8,416,411 9.02%
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           9,112 Nominal Delta
0.00% 0.00%
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
15,403,944 16.52%
                   

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