SOURCE: Randgold Resources

March 21, 2016 04:06 ET

Randgold Resources: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Mar 21, 2016) - 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")

Jersey, Channel Islands, 21 March 2016

 
TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES i
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   X
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
  16 March, 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified:   18 March, 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii
  Financial Instruments holding for BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited has gone above 10%

Voting rights attached to shares holding for BlackRock, Inc. has gone below 5%

Total holdings in BlackRock, Inc. remain above 15%
     

To view the full announcement, please click on the following link.

http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/6983S_1-2016-3-21.pdf

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