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Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Randgold Resources

Notification of major interests in shares

RNS Number : 3840J
Randgold Resources Ld
29 June 2011
 



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


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

27 June 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified:

29 June 2011

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

11,835,333

11,835,333

N/A

N/A

12,758,938

N/A

14.01%

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





 

 

Nominal

Delta



Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

12,758,938

14.01%

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 - 12,758,938 (14.01%)

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 International Threshold Reporting Team

14. Contact name:

Andrew Manchester

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7743 5773

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

Annex: Notification of major interests in sharesxxii

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 5773; andrew.manchester@blackrock.com

Other useful information

(at least legal representative for legal persons)

Andrew Manchester

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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