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Randgold Resources Limited: Notification of major interest in shares

Apr 22 2013 12:00AM



JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/13 -- Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ: GOLD) (LSE: RRS)

RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITEDIncorporated in Jersey, Channel IslandsReg. No. 62686LSE Trading Symbol: RRSNasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLDLondon, 22 April 2013TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi1. Identity of the issuer or the underlyingissuer of existing shares to which voting rights Randgold Resourcesare attached: ii Limited2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box orboxes):An acquisition or disposal of voting rights XAn acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments whichmay result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which votingrights are attachedAn acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments XAn event changing the breakdown of voting rightsOther (pleasespecify):3. Full name of person(s) subject to the BlackRock, Inc.notification obligation: iii4. Full name of shareholder(s)(if different from 3.):iv5. Date of the transaction and date onwhich the threshold is crossed or 18th April 2013reached: v6. Date on which issuer notified: 19th April 20137. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or Holding has gone above reached: vi, vii 14%8. Notified details:A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ixClass/type Situation previousof shares to the triggering transactionif possible Number of Number ofusing ISIN Shares Voting RightsCODEGB00B01C3S32 12,890,359 12,890,359Resulting situation after the triggering transactionNumber of Number of voting %of voting rightsShares rightsdirect Direct Indirect Direct IndirectN/A N/A 12,973,776 N/A 14.08%B: Qualifying Financial InstrumentsResulting situation after the triggering transactionType of financial Expiration date xiii Exercise/Conversioninstrument Period xivNumber of voting rights that may be % of voting rightsacquired if the instrument is excercised/converted.C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to QualifyingFinancial Instruments xv, xviResulting situation after the triggering transactionType of financial Exercise Expiration Excercise/Conversioninstrument price date xvii periodCFDNumber of voting rights % of voting rightsinstrument refers to Nominal Delta29,775 0.03% 0.03%Total (A+B+C)Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights13,003,551 14.11%9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:xxiBlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - 13,003,551 (14.11%)Proxy Voting:10. Name of the proxy holder:11. Number of voting rights proxyholder will ceaseto hold:12. Date on which proxy holder willcease to hold voting rights:13. Additional information: BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team14. Contact name: Andrew Manchester15. Contact telephone number: 020 7743 5773Annex: Notification of major interests in shareA: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notificationobligationFull name BlackRock, Inc.(including legal form of legal entities)Contact address 55 East 52nd Street, New York,(registered office for legal entities) NY 10055 United States of AmericaPhone number & email 020 7743 5773 / EMEAdisclsoure@blackrock.comOther useful information Andrew Manchester(at least legal representative for legalpersons)B: Identity of the notifier, if applicableFull name Martin WelshContact address Randgold Resources Limited 3rd Floor, Unity Chambers 28 Halkett Street St. Helier Jersey JE2 4WJPhone number & email +44 1534 735 333 martin.welsh@randgold.comOther useful information(e.g. functional relationship with theperson or legal entity subject to thenotification obligation)C: Additional information This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock ExchangeEND

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