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U.S. Investor-Owned Water Utilities: M&A Deals & Trends, Q3 2017

02 August 2017
Data Insight

Bluefield’s Quarterly Update of U.S. Investor-Owned Utility Deals (includes analysis and separate data file with 160+ completed and pending deals).

Water & wastewater utilities continuing to scale their positions through mergers & acquisitions (M&A). More than US$187 million of acquisitions for 28 deals were completed in the second quarter of this year.

While industry leaders American Water and Aqua America further built out their footprint, Eversource Energy, New England’s largest electricity and gas provider, announced the acquisition of Aquarion Water.

This update is available through our U.S. & Canada Municipal Water Insight Service. Executives rely on this service to identify the key states, systems, and opportunities that stand out in an already crowded field with increasing competition.

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