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Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2021

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... »

08 Apr 2021

Water M&A: Technology, Equipment and Services Trends, and Deal Flow, Q1 2021

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, ... »

Stormwater Opportunity Reinforces Quikrete Deal

On 22 February 2021, Quikrete Holdings announced a US$2.74 billion acquisition of pipe & infrastructure supplier Forterra. This deal—one of three water-focused acquisitions exceeding one billion dollars... »

Aegion, Big Water Deals on the Menu for Outsiders

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 ... »

Top Companies in Water: COVID-19 Impacts, Financial Signals, and Market Trends

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... »

24 Sep 2020
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Addressing Market Uncertainty: Revised Water Sector Forecasts

Bluefield water experts recently presented a client-exclusive webcast showcasing Bluefield’s revised market forecasts for key water & wastewater industry verticals—U.S. and global—for treatment & network infrastructure... »

U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2020

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 ... »

16 Jun 2020
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Global Investment Trends and Opportunities in Water

This webcast presented by Bluefield’s team addresses how will opportunities in the market shift post-COVID shock? Bluefield’s Insight Service clients receive full access to the... »

A Material Shift in the U.S. Pipe Market: Changing Product & Vendor Landscape for Water Infrastructure

The 2.2 million miles of drinking water pipe and 1.8 million miles of wastewater pipe installed across the U.S. vary in material type depending largely on when and where the pipe was installed. As new materials replace... »

NW Pipe Seeks Material Growth in Geneva

On 3 February 2020, Northwest Pipe Company (NW Pipe) announced its acquisition of Orem, Utah-based Geneva Pipe and Precast. The US$49.4 million transaction closed on 31 January 2020.... »

U.S. Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2019

The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for over US$108 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators and vendors seek opportunities in an extremely mature sector, Bluefield team of water experts... »

17 Jul 2017

Forterra Cleans Up Pipe Position in Water

In the aftermath of six acquisitions, totaling US$1.03 billion since the start of 2016, rapidly ascendant pipe supplier Forterra has taken a step to offload some struggling assets.... »

U.S. Municipal Pipe Markets: Trends, Opportunities, and a Changing Competitive Landscape in Water

The new installation and rehabilitation of underground municipal infrastructure in the U.S. represents 51%, or US$272 billion, of forecasted capital expenditures over the next ten years. Hundreds of t... »

Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Key Trends in a Changing Global Landscape

Water related M&A activity has been robust over the last three years, surpassing US$57 billion, globally, since the start of 2014. Intensifying concerns over water scarcity, water resource contami... »

Suez Outflanks Market with GE Water Deal

On 8 March 2017, Paris based Suez and Canadian investment fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) announced the acquisition of GE’s water business unit for US$3.37 billion. The highly ... »



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Start Up to Publicly Traded & the State of Water Technology with Xylem’s Christine Boyle

07 Apr 2021 With $1.6 trillion forecasted for total expenditures by end of decade, water utility operations face significant disruption

05 Apr 2021 With $1.6 Trillion Forecasted for Total Expenditures by End of Decade, Water Utility Operations Face Significant Disruption