Randgold Resources Limited: Notification of major interest in shares

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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, 4 April 2013



TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi


1. Identity of the issuer or the
underlying issuer of existing shares to Randgold Resources Limited
which voting rights are attached: ii

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 FMR LLC
notification obligation: iii

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different See Section 9
from 3.):iv

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the 1 April 2013
threshold is crossed or reached: v

6. Date on which issuer notified: 2 April 2013

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 5 %
vi, vii

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

Class/type Situation previous
of shares to the triggering
transaction


if possible Number of Number of
using ISIN Shares Voting Rights
CODE

GB00B01C3S32 4,605,290 4,605,290
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of Number of voting %of voting rights
Shares rights

Indirect Direct Indirect Direct Indirect

4,640,290 N/A 4,640,290 N/A 5.03


C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying
Financial Instruments xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial Exercise Expiration Excercise/Conversion
instrument price date xvii period


Number of voting rights % of voting rights
instrument refers to Nominal Delta

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
4,640,290 5.03

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and
/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi


Sum of Factored Shares Held

Custodian Advisor Total

CROSBY ADVISORS-CROSBY ADVISORS, A SERVICE 37,400
OF STRATEGIC ADVISORS, INC

BANK OF NEW YORK FMRC-FIDELITY MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH 60
MELLON COMPANY INC.

BROWN BROTHERS FMR-FIDELITY MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH 1,296,095
HARRIMAN AND CO

PGALLC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS, LLC.     2,800

PGATC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS TRUST 90,900
COMPANY

CIBC MELLON TRUST FIDELITY INVTS-FIDELITY INVESTMENTS CANADA 81,100
©

PGALLC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS, LLC.     3,900

CITIBANK NA © FMR-FIDELITY MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH 253,423

GOLDMAN SACHS AND PGALLC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS, LLC.     -500
CO

JPMORGAN CHASE FMR-FIDELITY MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH 43,458
BANK

PGALLC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS, LLC.     25,400

PGATC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS TRUST 7,602
COMPANY

MELLON BANK NA © PGALLC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS, LLC.     5,300

PGATC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS TRUST 11,900
COMPANY

SAI-STRATEGIC ADVISERS GROUP 23,459

NATIONAL BANK FIDELITY INVTS-FIDELITY INVESTMENTS CANADA 3,800
TRUST ©

NORTHERN TRUST CO FMR-FIDELITY MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH 977,133
©

PGATC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS TRUST 8,200
COMPANY

ROYAL TRUST- FIDELITY INVTS-FIDELITY INVESTMENTS CANADA 10,700
TORONTO ©

PGALLC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS, LLC.     3,200

STATE STREET BANK FMR-FIDELITY MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH 876,760
AND TR CO

PGALLC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS, LLC.     827,200

PGATC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS TRUST 41,600
COMPANY

SAI-STRATEGIC ADVISERS GROUP 5,300

US BANK NA © PGALLC-PYRAMIS GLOBAL ADVISORS, LLC.     4,100

Grand Total 4,640,290

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder: FMR LLC

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will 35,000
acquire:

12. Date on which proxy holder will acquire 1 April 2013
voting rights:

13. Additional information: None

14. Contact name: Sally-Ann Hatton

15. Contact telephone number: fil-regreporting@fil.com ,
01737 837148

Annex: Notification of major interests in share

A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification
obligation

Full name
(including legal form of legal FMR LLC
entities)

Contact address 82 Devonshire Street, Boston,
(registered office for legal Massachusetts 02109 United
entities) States of America

Phone number & email 01737 837148 /
fil-regreporting@fil.com

Other useful information
(at least legal representative for Sally-Ann Hatton
legal persons)

B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable

Full name Martin Welsh
Contact address Randgold Resources Limited
3rd Floor, Unity Chambers
28 Halkett Street
St. Helier
Jersey
JE2 4WJ

Phone number & email +44 1534 735 333
martin.welsh@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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