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Thursday 25 September, 2008

Randgold Resources

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 3268E
Randgold Resources Ld
25 September 2008
 



RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands 
Reg. No. 62686

LSE Trading Symbol: RRS

Nasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLD

TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED

2. Reason for notification (yes/no)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

YES

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached 


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify):______________


3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation:

BlackRock Global Funds

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):


5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):

22 September 2008

6. Date on which issuer notified:

24 September 2008

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

Holding has gone above 6%

8: Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares

If possible use 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

Percentage of voting rights

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

ISIN:

GB00B01C3S32

4,500,000

4,500,000

4,750,000

4,750,000

N/A

6.21%

N/A

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ conversion period/date 

No. of voting rights that may be acquired (if the instrument exercised/converted)

Percentage of voting rights







Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

4,750,000

6.21%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and /or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: 


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of 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:


14 Contact name:


15. Contact telephone name:



Annex: Notification of major interests in shares


A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation

Full name 

(including legal form of legal entities)

BlackRock Global Funds 

Contact address 

(registered office for legal entities)

33 King William StreetLondonEC4R 9AS

Phone number & email

020 7743 2098

Other useful information 

(at least legal representative for legal persons)

Thomas Hone


B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable

Full name

D J Haddon

Contact address


La Motte Chambers, La Motte Street, St.Helier, JerseyJE1 1BJChannel Islands

Phone number & email


+44 1534 735 444

dhaddon@randgoldresources.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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