Jersey, Channel Islands, 2 May 2017 – Randgold Resources confirms that at the Company's Annual General Meeting held earlier today the shareholders approved a final dividend for the year ended 31 December 2016 of US$1.00 per share. The dividend payment will be made on Friday 26 May 2017 to shareholders on the register as at Friday 17 March 2017. The ex-dividend date was Thursday 16 March 2017.
The exchange rate for payment to those shareholders who have elected to receive the final dividend for the year ended 31 December 2016 in Pounds Sterling is: $1 = £0.7743.
The Company also announces that at the Company's Annual General Meeting all of the resolutions were passed on a poll. Copies of all the resolutions passed have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.
A summary of the votes cast in respect of each resolution is set out below (a "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and against the resolution):