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Global Water M&A: Transactions and Trends in Technology, Equipment, & Services, Q4 2017


Forecasted demand for infrastructure rehabilitation projects, and demand for water and wastewater services in developed and developing markets have made it a seller’s market. Competition is heavy among established players, outsiders looking in, and private equity firms looking to capitalize.

In 2017, the technology, equipment & services segment has so far yielded US$26.9 billion in transaction values, up from US$25.7 billion for all of 2016.  North America has accounted for  48% of those transactions.

In this Data Insight, Bluefield water experts analyze:

  • Global M&A Trends across the Water Industry
  • M&A in the Technology, Equipment & Services Segment
  • Top Completed and Pending Deals in 2017

As part of our ongoing analysis of the global  water industry, Bluefield Research tracks mergers & acquisitions, globally, to evaluate emerging trends and industry signposts shaping company strategies.

For more in-depth analysis, see our recent report: Water Mergers and Acquisitions: Key Trends in a Changing Global Landscape

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