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Wednesday 03 December, 2008

Randgold Resources

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 4694J
Randgold Resources Ld
03 December 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:


FMR LLC


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


See attached schedule


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


01 December 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:


0
2 December 2008


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


1
4%

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

10,732,967

10,732,967

10,697,967

10,697,967


13.98%


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

10,697,967

13.98%

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

See attached schedule

Proxy Voting:


10. Name of proxy holder:


FMR LLC

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:


35,000

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:


01 December 2008

13. Additional information:



14 Contact name:



15. Contact telephone name:




Note: Annex should only be submitted to the FSA not the issuer

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)


FMR LLC

Contact address 

(registered office for legal entities)



Phone number & email



Other useful information 

(at least legal representative for legal persons)


Eveangelos Karatzas

Fil-regreporting@fil.com

B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable

Full name


D J Haddon

Contact address


La Motte Chambers, La Motte Street, St.Helier, Jersey, JE1 1BJ, Channel 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

FMR



Issuer Name:                RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED


Current ownership percentage:                    13.98%

Total shares held:                            10,697,967

Issued voting right capital:                        76,500,324



SHARES HELD

NOMINEE

MANAGEMENT COMPANY

FMR LLC is the parent holding company of Fidelity Management & Research Company (FMRCO), Investment manager for US mutual funds, and Fidelity Management Trust Company (FMTC) and Pyramid Global Advisors Trust Company (PGATC), a US state chartered bank which acts as a trustee or investment manager of various pension and trust accounts and Pyramid Global Advisors LLC (PGALLC).

6,533,701

Brown Brothers Harriman and Co

FMRCO

318,200

308,200

Citibank NA

JP Morgan Chase Bank

FMRCO

FMRCO

501,266

Mellon Bank N.A.

FMRCO

3,025,400


9,500


1,700

State Street Bank and TR CO

State Street Bank and TR CO

CIBC Mellon Trust (C)

FMRCO


FMTC


FCL








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