SOURCE: Randgold Resources

April 26, 2016 04:52 ET

Randgold Resources: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Apr 26, 2016) - 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")

Jersey, Channel Islands, 26 April 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   
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 FMR LLC
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 (if different from 3.): iv
See Section 9
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: v 21 April 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 25 April 2016
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
Indirect   Direct xi   Indirect xii   Direct   Indirect
GB00B01C3S32   4,636,427   4,636,427   4,703,269       4,703,269       5.03%
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
                    Nominal   Delta
     
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights
4,703,269   5.03%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
xxi
 
Controlled Undertaking   Percentage Holding
Fidelity (Canada) Asset Management ULC   1.49
FIAM LLC   0.43
Fidelity Institutional Asset Management Trust Company   0.41
FMR CO., INC   2.60
FMR INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (UK) LIMITED   0.10
FIDELITY MANAGEMENT TRUST COMPANY, INC.   0.00
FIDELITY SELECTCO, LLC   0.00
Grand Total   5.03
 
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will acquire/ cease to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will acquire/ cease to hold voting rights:
13. Additional information:  
14. Contact name: Sally-Ann Hatton
15. Contact telephone number: fil-regreporting@fil.com,
01737 837148
   

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

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