SOURCE: Randgold Resources

March 23, 2016 07:21 ET

Randgold Resources: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Mar 23, 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, 23 March 2016

 
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  
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 21 March, 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 22 March, 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii
Financial Instruments holding for BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited has gone below 10%
Voting rights attached to shares holding for BlackRock, Inc. has gone above 5%

Total holding for BlackRock, Inc. remains above 15%
         

RANDGOLD RESOURCES 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

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

http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/0281T_1-2016-3-23.pdf

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