SA minnow survives 'foreign' intrusion

WHO remembers Petra Diamonds? If you do, then perhaps you're one of its shareholders who surfed the big sharemarket wave from a listing price of 30 pence in 1997 to a high of 1.58 pounds sterling little more than a year later.

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What happened after that must rate as one of the most unusual chapters in the resource industry's corporate history, with Petra falling foul of the British Foreign Office (BFO) of all people.

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