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Update on Boardroom Battle at Petropavlovsk

The deadline for voting at the Petropavlovsk AGM on the 29th June (proxy votes need to be in by 27th June) is approaching fast.

For those of you who are shareholders and are still undecided on the boardroom tussle that is taking place, and if you haven’t already read the cases for and against, you may like to take a look at the following sources of information:

Firstly, the arguments from the incumbent board headed by Chairman Ian Ashby are available here – Petropavlovsk – Shareholder Letter 060618
– 170962 Petropavlovsk Notice of Meeting (as printed)

Secondly – the arguments from the proposed board headed by Chairman, Peter Hambro are available here – WWW.NOTYETPOG.COM

If you are still undecided despite reading these arguments and you wish to discuss these matters in more detail with Peter Hambro and/or Ian Ashby, please get in touch asap with Mike Dennis on

Please note that ShareSoc is not implying any recommendation on how investors should vote; this is entirely the decision of each individual shareholder. But we wish to ensure that you are as well informed as possible.

More background is also available on the company website here –

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