FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Name of exempt principal trader:   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 11 December 2018
(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal YES:
  trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:       USD 0.05 ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 188,725 0.20% 395,924 0.42%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
317,760 0.34% 19,534 0.02%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 506,485 0.54% 415,458 0.44%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors’ and other employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:  
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:  

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Total number of   Highest price per unit   Lowest price per unit
security   securities paid/received paid/received
USD 0.05 ordinary Purchase 140,718 70.6305 GBP 68.74 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary Sale 93,677 70.6867 GBP 69.037 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary Sale 1,322 69.0600 GBP 69.06 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Long 64 69.2906 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary CFD Long 83 69.0572 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Long 113 69.1752 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary CFD Long 200 70.6543 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary CFD Long 210 69.8540 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary CFD Long 211 70.1499 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Long 328 69.9562 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Long 467 70.2967 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary CFD Long 1,179 69.7313 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Long 3,290 69.5938 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary CFD Long 4,192 69.5337 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Long 7,636 70.3958 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Long 8,664 69.7708 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary CFD Long 9,643 70.2798 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Long 14,980 69.8559 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary CFD Short 58 70.3236 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 73 69.6200 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary CFD Short 148 69.0055 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 148 70.1279 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary CFD Short 201 69.0654 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary CFD Short 312 68.7743 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 354 69.0124 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 392 69.2657 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 446 69.5476 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Expires 15/01/2019 Short 579 70.4982 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 1,166 69.4490 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 1,834 69.0023 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 4,292 69.0600 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Expires 15/01/2019 Short 6,447 70.6305 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 8,624 69.7933 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 8,684 69.0849 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 12,615 69.6195 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 13,027 69.7762 GBP
USD 0.05 ordinary SWAP Short 17,718 69.1058 GBP

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security   Product description e.g. call option   Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.   Number of securities to which option relates   Exercise price per unit   Type

e.g. American, European etc.

  Expiry date   Option money paid/ received per unit

(ii) Exercise

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  Exercising/ exercised against   Number of securities   Exercise price per unit

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security   Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

  Details   Price per unit (if applicable)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

None

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any other person relating to:

(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or

(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

None

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 12 Dec 2018
Contact name: Large Holdings Regulatory Operations
Telephone number: 020 3134 7213

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.

The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: FEO
Sequence Number: 660798
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20181212T103745+0000

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC