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Randgold Resources: Holding(s) in Company

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JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2016) - Randgold Resources (LSE: RRS) (NASDAQ: GOLD)

RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands
Reg. No. 62686
LSE Trading Symbol: RRS
NASDAQ Trading Symbol: GOLD
("Randgold Resources" or the "Company")

Jersey, Channel Islands, 11 February 2016

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuerof existing shares to which voting rights areattached: ii   Randgold Resources Limited
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights    
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   8 February, 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified:   10 February, 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii  
 Financial Instruments holding for BlackRock, Inc. has gone below 10%
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 6,081,207 6,081,207 N/A N/A 6,175,169 N/A 6.62%
         
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
Securities Lending     899,233 0.96%
American Depository Receipt     8,371,933 8.98%
 
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       10,649 Nominal Delta
0.01% 0.01%
 
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
15,456,984 16.58%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi
 
 
Name % of
voting
rights
if it
equals or
is
higher
than the
notifiable
threshold
% of
voting
rights
through
financial
instruments
if it
equals
or is
higher
than the
notifiable
threshold
Total
of both
if it
equals
or is
higher
than the
notifiable
threshold
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd.      
BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC      
BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC      
BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.      
BlackRock Fund Advisors      
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 1.04% 8.54% 9.59%
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.      
BlackRock Advisors, LLC      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC      
BlackRock Canada Holdings LP      
BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC      
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
Trident Merger, LLC      
BlackRock Investment Management, LLC      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.      
BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC      
BlackRock HK Holdco Limited      
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.      
BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC      
BlackRock HK Holdco Limited      
BlackRock Cayco Limited      
BlackRock Trident Holding Company Limited      
BlackRock Japan Holdings GK      
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC      
BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC      
BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.      
BlackRock Fund Advisors      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock International Limited      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.      
BlackRock (Singapore) Limited      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited      
BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
       
 
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 Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team
14. Contact name: Gareth Slade
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7743 3650
   

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