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Andrew Forrest and the rule of three

It is a dreadful cliché to say that solving some problems requires the skills of James Bond but in the case of what’s happening at the Australian iron ore miner, Fortescue Metals Group, there is already a whiff of the fearless British secret agent in the air.

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'... and this is how I plan to cash out of my FMG holdings'

The clue, which helps solve one particular problem involving FMG’s founder and major shareholder Andrew Forrest, lies in an old saying about being wary of similar events happening three times.