SOURCE: Randgold Resources

May 03, 2016 15:22 ET

Randgold Resources: Result of AGM

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - May 3, 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")

FINAL DIVIDEND FOR 2015, ELECTION FOR STERLING DIVIDEND, AND RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Jersey, Channel Islands, 3 May 2016 - Randgold Resources confirms that at the Company's Annual General Meeting held earlier today the shareholders approved a final dividend for the year ended 31 December 2015 of US$0.66 per share. The dividend payment will be made on Friday 27 May 2016 to shareholders on the register as at Friday 18 March 2016. The ex-dividend date was Thursday 17 March 2016.

The exchange rate for payment to those shareholders who have elected to receive the final dividend for the year ended 31 December 2015 in Pounds Sterling is: £1 = US$1.4675.

The Company also announces that at the Company's Annual General Meeting all of the resolutions were passed on a poll. Copies of all the resolutions passed have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.

A summary of the votes cast in respect of each resolution is set out below (a "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and against the resolution):

             
Resolution   In Favour   Against   Withheld
  No. of votes   % of votes   No. of votes   % of votes   No. of votes
  Ordinary Resolutions    
1. Report and Accounts   80 059 440   100.00   235       76 036
2. Declaration of Dividend   80 063 309   100.00   1 499       70 903
3. Directors' Remuneration Report   78 211 539   97.69   1 848 261   2.31   75 900
4. Directors' Remuneration Policy   78 176 791   97.65   1 884 261   2.35   73 968
5. Re-election of Safiatou Ba-N'Daw   80 057 604   99.99   7 726   0.01   70 370
6. Re-election of Mark Bristow   79 273 983   99.99   6 168   0.01   855 849
7. Re-election of Norborne Cole Jr   79 782 563   99.65   282 617   0.35   785 329
8. Re-election of Christopher Coleman   79 786 171   99.65   279 008   0.35   70 521
9. Re-election of Kadri Dagdelen   80 014 891   99.94   50 277   0.06   70 532
10. Re-election of Jemal-ud-din Kassum   80 055 672   99.99   9 546   0.01   70 482
11. Re-election of Jeanine Mabunda Lioko   80 056 083   99.99   9 196   0.01   70 421
12. Re-election of Andrew Quinn   79 987 106   99.90   78 323   0.10   70 271
13. Re-election of Graham Shuttleworth   79 982 701   99.90   82 372   0.10   70 627
14. Re-appointment of Auditors   79 855 312   99.74   210 242   0.26   70 157
15. Auditors' Remuneration   80 089 912   99.99   6 454   0.01   39 345
  Ordinary Resolutions                    
16. Authority to Allot Shares   78 614 567   99.99   11 131   0.01   1 510 013
17. Awards of Shares to Non-Executive Directors (other than the Senior Independent Director and the Chairman)   78 117 180   99.63   287 995   0.37   1 730 536
18. Award of Shares to Senior Independent Director   78 118 346   99.63   287 191   0.37   1 730 174
19. Award of Shares to Chairman   78 116 596   99.63   288 483   0.37   1 730 632
  Special Resolutions                    
20. Authority to Disapply Pre-Emption Rights   78 547 436   99.91   72 984   0.09   1 515 291
21. Authority for the Company to Purchase its Own Shares   77 967 360   99.16   660 289   0.84   1 508 062
                       

Contact Information

  • RANDGOLD RESOURCES ENQUIRIES:
    Chief Executive
    Mark Bristow
    +44 788 071 1386
    +44 779 775 2288

    Financial Director
    Graham Shuttleworth
    +44 779 771 1338
    +44 153 4735 333

    Investor & Media Relations
    Kathy du Plessis
    +44 20 7557 7738
    randgold@dpapr.com

    Website: www.randgoldresources.com