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Randgold Resources Limited: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/14 -- Randgold Resources Limited (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")

London, 27 June 2014

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TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES(i)
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1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
 of existing shares to which voting rights are         Randgold Resources
 attached:(ii)                                              Limited
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2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or
 boxes):                                                                  X
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An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which
 may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting
 rights are attached
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An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect
 to qualifying financial instruments
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An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
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Other (please specify):
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3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
 notification obligation:(iii)                          BlackRock, Inc.
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4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from
 3.):(iv)
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5. Date of the transaction and date on which the
 threshold is crossed or reached:(v)                    23rd June 2014
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6. Date on which issuer notified:                       25th June 2014
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7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:(vi,  Holding has gone above
 vii)                                                         16%
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8. Notified details:
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A: Voting rights attached to shares(viii, ix)
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Class/
type
of
shares       Situation
if           previous
possible     to
using the    the
ISIN         triggering           Resulting situation after the triggering
CODE         transaction          transaction
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                        Number            Number             %
             Number     of        Number  of                 of
             of         Voting    of      voting             voting
             Shares     Rights    shares  rights             rights(x)
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                                          Direct  Indirect
                                  Direct  (xi)    (xii)      Direct Indirect
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GB00B01C3S32 14,060,434 14,060,434N/A     N/A     14,811,371 N/A    16.00%
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B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
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Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
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                                              Number of
                                              voting rights
                                              that may be
                                              acquired if the
Type of                       Exercise/Conver instrument is
 financial     Expiration     sion            exercised/     % of voting
 instrument    date(xiii)     Period(xiv)     converted.     rights
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C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying
 Financial Instruments(xv, xvi)
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Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
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                                             Number
                                             of
                                  Exercise/  voting     % of
Type of               Expiration  Conversion rights     voting
financial  Exercise   date        period     instrument rights
instrument price      (xvii)      (xviii)    refers to  (xix, xx)
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CFD                                          6,227      Nominal   Delta
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                                                        0.01%     0.01%
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Total (A+B+C)
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Number of voting rights                Percentage of voting rights
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14,817,598                             16.01%
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9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or
 the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:(xxi)
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 BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited -14,817,598 (16.01%)
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Proxy Voting:
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10. Name of the proxy holder:
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11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:
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12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:
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                                       BlackRock Regulatory Threshold
13. Additional information:            Reporting Team
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14. Contact name:                      Duncan Murray
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15. Contact telephone number:          020 7743 3334
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Annex: Notification of major interests in shares(xxii)
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A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification


 obligation
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Full name (including legal form of
 legal entities)                       BlackRock, Inc.
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                                       55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY
Contact address (registered office for 10055
 legal entities)                       United States of America
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                                       020 7743 3334
Phone number & email                   [email protected]
[email protected]-----------
Other useful information (at least
 legal representative for legal
 persons)                              Duncan Murray
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B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable
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Full name                              Martin Welsh
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                                       Randgold Resources Limited
                                       3rd Floor, Unity Chambers
                                       28 Halkett Street
                                       St. Helier
                                       Jersey
Contact address                        JE2 4WJ
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                                       +44 1534 735 333
Phone number & email                   [email protected]
[email protected]-----------
Other useful information(e.g.
 functional relationship with the
 person or legal entity subject to the
 notification obligation)
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C: Additional information
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