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Notification of major interest in shares

Released 07:00 22-Apr-2013

RNS Number : 8623C
Randgold Resources Ld
22 April 2013
 



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 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

X

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

18th April 2013

6. Date on which issuer notified:

19th April 2013

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii

Holding has gone above 14%

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

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

GB00B01C3S32

12,890,359

12,890,359

N/A

N/A

12,973,776

N/A

14.08%

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

 

CFD




29,775

Nominal

Delta

0.03%

0.03%

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

13,003,551

14.11%

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 - 13,003,551 (14.11%)

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 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 5773 / EMEAdisclsoure@blackrock.com

Other useful information
(at least legal representative for legal persons)

Andrew Manchester

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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