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Author: Fupbiz1 One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 40  
Subject: LaFarge relationship w/ France Date: 12/5/2000 10:18 PM
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Just got interested in Lafarge. I read an article in Popular Science about Lafarge of Lyons, France. I was wondering if anyone could help shed some light on the relationship of Lafarge N. America/Canada and Lafarge from France? Does France have an ownership in NA and if so how much? Is it by means of ownership through shares? I know very little about the history of both and have not read the downloaded annual report of each yet. Any insight in layman's terms would be much appreciated.




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Author: foreverafool2001 Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 28 of 40
Subject: Re: LaFarge relationship w/ France Date: 12/5/2000 11:29 PM
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Lafarge SA (Paris) owns approximately 52% of the outstanding shares of Lafarge Corp (North America). Institutional investors own about 40% of the shares and the balance is widely held.

More info is available on the two web sites, lafarge.com and lafargecorp.com

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Author: Fupbiz1 One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 29 of 40
Subject: Re: LaFarge relationship w/ France Date: 12/6/2000 12:53 AM
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I assume the Paris company is traded in a European exchange and in Euros. Is that correct?

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Author: foreverafool2001 Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 30 of 40
Subject: Re: LaFarge relationship w/ France Date: 12/9/2000 12:36 AM
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It trades on the Paris Bourse exchange and closed on December 8th at 89.6 Euros.

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