Louisiana-pacific: Acquisition Of Ainsworth Is A Leveraged Play To The Housing Market

Housing Prices Aren’t Included In Consumer Price Indices And That Makes Them A Lousy Measure Of The Prices Consumer’s Face

The pro-forma comments about the company implies that Ainsworth will generate roughly $500 million in annual revenue on which it earns over $100 million. The $1.1 billion valuation [link] values assets at 2.2 times annual revenue and 11 times annual earnings. While the company pays a premium in terms of revenue multiples, this is made up for by superior margins at the Canadian company. Investors react upbeat to the deal, which seems to be executed at fair valuation levels. On top of that will come undoubtedly synergies, although these have not been confirmed, nor specified in the press release or presentation.
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If Norway’s housing market isn’t a bubble, what is?

Nor, should we blame economists and analysts of regularly use them. You conduct analysis with the ontological framework that you have, not the one you might wish you had. Now that having been said, we do really have a problem here.
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The Value Investor picture

Ahead of September 9th parliamentary elections, the leading parties have rejected the bubble talk. In fact, they claim that banks ought to be lending more to home-buyers, particularly first-time ones, and are proposing looser standards so they can do so. How to explain this apparent denialism? Erna Solberg, the leader of the opposition Conservative Party and likely next prime minister , told Bloomberg in August: Were not the US; in Norway, people dont get away from paying their loanswe dont have that type of dysfunctional system.
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