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Monday 23 March, 2009

Randgold Resources

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 3038P
Randgold Resources Ld
23 March 2009
 



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):

19 March 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified:

20 March 2009

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

14%

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

10,663,591

10,663,591

10,769,691

10,769,691


14.04%


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

10,769,691

14.04%

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 acquire:

106,100

12. Date on which proxy holder will acquire:

19 March 2009

13. Additional information:

None

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)


FMR LLC

Contact address (registered office for legal entities)


Phone number & email


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

Amanda Chana

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:                    14.04%

Total shares held:                                      10,769,691

Issued voting right capital:                           76,662,078



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).


6,841,825


Brown Brothers Harriman and CO


FMRCO

104,200

267,515


497,566

Citibank NA

JP Morgan Chase Bank

Mellon Bank N.A.

FMRCO

FMRCO


FMRCO

22,400

Northern Trust CO

FMRCO

3,030,785


4,800


600


State Street Bank

and TR CO

State Street Bank

and TR CO

CIBC Mellon

Trust (C)



FMRCO


FMTC


FCL





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