SOURCE: Randgold Resources

October 28, 2014 05:32 ET

Rangold Resources: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 2014) -  Rangold 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")

London, 28 October 2014

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 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 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 24th October 2014
6. Date on which issuer notified: 27th October 2014
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii Holding has gone above 16%
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   14,811,371   14,811,371 N/A N/A 14,791,281   N/A 15.96%
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
CFD 13,850 0.01% 0.01%
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
14,805,131 15.98%
 
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi
 
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:  
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:  
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:  
13. Additional information: BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team
14. Contact name: Gareth Slade
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7743 2536
Annex: Notification of major interests in sharesxxii
A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation
Full name (including legal form of legal entities) BlackRock, Inc.
Contact address (registered office for legal entities) 55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10055
United States of America
Phone number & email 020 7743 2536
EMEAdisclsoure@blackrock.com
Other useful information (at least legal representative for legal persons) Gareth Slade
B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable
Full name Martin Welsh
Contact address Randgold Resources Limited
3rd Floor, Unity Chambers
28 Halkett Street
St. Helier
Jersey
JE2 4WJ
Phone number & email +44 1534 735 333
martin.welsh@randgold.com
Other useful information(e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation)  
C: Additional information
 
 

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