RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED: Notification of major interest in shares

RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED: Notification of major interest in shares 
JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 07/01/13 --  


 
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
("Randgold Resources" or the "Company")
 
London, 1 July 2013
 
TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi
 
1. Identity of the issuer
or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which                Randgold Resources Limited
voting rights 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
 
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                 26th June 2013
reached: v
 
6. Date on which issuer notified:                 28th June 2013
 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or        Holding has gone below 15%
reached: vi, vii
 
8. Notified details:
 
A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix
 
Class/type of shares        Situation previous to the triggering
if possible using the       transaction
ISIN CODE rights            Number of shares    Number of Voting Rights
 
GB00B01C3S32                13,861,314          13,861,314
 
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
 
Number of shares      Number of voting rights      % of voting rights x
Direct                Direct    Indirect           Direct    Indirect
 
N/A                   N/A       13,754,962         N/A       14.92%
 
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
 
Type of financial    Expiration date xiii    Excercise/Conversation
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 price    Expiration date xvii
instrument
 
CFD
 
Exercise/         Number of voting       % of voting rights xix, xx
Conversion        rights instrument
period xviii      refers to
 
                  50,588                 Nominal         Delta
                                         0.05%           0.05%
 
Total (A+B+C)
 
Number of voting rights                    Percentage of voting rights
13,805,550                                 14.98%
 
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and
/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi
 
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited -13,805,550 (14.98%)
 
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:                         Andrew Manchester
 
15. Contact telephone number:             020 7743 5773
 
Annex: Notification of major interests
in share
 
A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification
obligation
 
Full name
(including legal form of                  BlackRock, Inc.
legal entities)
(Contact address                          55 East 52nd Street,
(registered office for legal entities)    New York, NY 10055
                                          United States of America
 
Phone number & email                      020 7743 5773
                                          EMEAdisclsoure@blackrock.com
 
Other useful information
(at least legal representative for        Andrew Manchester
legal persons)
 
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
 
                    This information is provided by RNS
          The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
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