The first quarter of 2021 was marked by severe climate events directly affecting water supplies for residents and businesses, regional water quality regulatory rollouts, and new projects to improve water supply and... »
Driven by the accelerating rollout of vaccines, an economic recovery is underway as the world begins to turn the corner on COVID-19. As a subset of the larger economy, water industry M&A reflects these positive trends, ... »
St. Louis, Missouri-based Aegion Corporation announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm New Mountain Capital. The US$963 million deal is expected to close in the ... »
Bluefield Research monitors the trends and signals associated with financial reports of publicly traded companies with positions in water. By zeroing-in on approximately 40 companies across the water value chain... »
Bluefield’s team of water experts identified two acquisitions in October 2020 that further highlight growing interest in the trenchless water & wastewater pipe rehabilitation segment. The most notable of the two deals... »
The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for approximately US$110 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators, and vendors seek ... »
The 2.2 million miles of drinking water pipe and 1.8 million miles of wastewater pipe installed across the U.S. vary significantly in age and material type. With current annual replacement rates less than 1% and looming ... »
The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for over US$108 billion in public spend annually, when considering both capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators and vendors seek opportunities in an extremely ... »
On 15 February 2019, The Toro Company, a U.S. landscaping and irrigation equipment supplier, announced its acquisition of Oklahoma-based Charles Machine Works (CMW) for US$700 million.
Within water & wastewater, CMW subsidiaries market a range of open-cut and trenchless... »
Engineering procurement and construction (EPC) firms play a pivotal role in the decision-making processes for municipal water and wastewater utilities. While their expansive capabilities range, these ... »
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