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Tuesday 07 December, 2010

Randgold Resources

Notification of major interes

RNS Number : 4925X
Randgold Resources Ld
07 December 2010
 



RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands
Reg. No. 62686
LSE Trading Symbol: RRS
Nasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLD

 

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

3 December 2010

6. Date on which issuer notified:

6 December 2010

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

Holding has gone below 12%

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

10,930,407

10,930,407

N/A

N/A

10,692,980

N/A

11.75%


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




54,630

Nominal

Delta

0.06%

0.06%

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

10,747,610

11.81%

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 - 10,747,610 (11.81%)

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 Threshold Reporting Team

14. Contact name:

Zaf Fahmy

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7743 3503; zafrhan.fahmy@blackrock.com

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

Annex: Notification of major interests in shares xxii

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)

33 King William Street, London EC4R 9AS

Phone number & email

020 7743 5741; stuart.watchorn@blackrock.com

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

Stuart Watchorn

B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable

Full name

D J Haddon

Contact address

3rd Floor, Unity Chambers, 28 Halkett Street, St. Helier, Jersey, JE2 4WJ, 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


 


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