Advised Absa Bank Limited (in its capacity as Lender and ECIC Agent) in respect of a ground breaking and collaborative initiative to finance one of Africa’s significant new diamond producers in relation to (i) an ECIC backed facility of US$ 84 million made available to the Liqhobong Mining Development Company Proprietary Limited for the construction and development of a mine in the Maluti mountains of Lesotho and (ii) a Eurobond issue by Firestone Diamonds Plc (issuer) and Pacific Road Resources Fund and Resource Capital Fund as Subscribers.