Randgold Resources Limited: Notification of major interest in shares

Randgold Resources Limited: Notification of major interest in shares 
JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/13 -- Randgold
Resources Limited (NASDAQ: GOLD) (LSE: RRS) 


 
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands
Reg. No. 62686
LSE Trading Symbol: RRS
Nasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLD
 
London, 22 April 2013
 
TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi
 
1. Identity of the issuer or the
   underlying issuer of existing
   shares to which voting rights             Randgold Resources Limited
   are attached: ii
 
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                                  X
 
  An event changing the breakdown of voting
  rights
 
  Other (please specify):
 
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the             BlackRock, Inc.
   notification obligation: iii
 
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              18th April 2013
   reached: v
 
6. Date on which issuer notified:                 19th April 2013
 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or       Holding has gone above 14%
   reached: vi, vii
 
8. Notified details:
 
A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix
 
Class/type     Situation previous
of shares      to the triggering
               transaction
 
if possible    Number of   Number of
using ISIN     Shares      Voting Rights
CODE
 
GB00B01C3S32   12,890,359  12,890,359
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
 
Number of     Number of voting        %of voting rights
Shares        rights
 
direct      Direct    Indirect      Direct     Indirect
 
N/A         N/A       12,973,776     N/A        14.08%
 
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
 
Type of financial   Expiration date xiii    Exercise/Conversion
instrument                                  Period xiv
 
Number of voting rights that may be         % of voting rights
acquired if the instrument is excercised/
converted.
 
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying
   Financial Instruments xv, xvi
   Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
 
Type of financial   Exercise   Expiration   Excercise/Conversion
instrument          price      date xvii    period
 
CFD
 
Number of voting rights         % of voting rights
instrument refers to            Nominal    Delta
 
29,775                            0.03%     0.03%
 
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights               Percentage of voting rights
13,003,551                             14.11%
 
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