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Canada’s Algonquin Flies South, Renewing Focus on Latin America Water Opportunities

On 19 October 2020, Ontario, Canada-based Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. completed an agreement to purchase a 93.96% stake (up from the original 53.51% on 11 September 2020) in Chilean water utility ... »

17 Sep 2018

Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure – Latin America

This Market Insight covers the policies and economics of PPPs in Latin America.  Bluefield provides an in-depth view of the PPP landscape in each country, with particular focus on the largest markets including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico.... »

U.S. Desal Trudges Towards Corpus Christi

On 7 November 2017, the City Council in Corpus Christi, Texas approved an agreement with Freese and Nichols to begin planning the proposed sewater desalination plant. The city has until 2 March 2018 t... »

Odebrecht Sells, Brazil Water Sector Restructures

On 27 October 2016, Brookfield Business Partners announced the acquisition of a 70% stake in Odebrecht Ambiental, Brazil’s leading private water and sanitation services concession holder.... »

Latin America Private Water Utilities: Company Rankings & Trends, 2016

Bluefield ranks the top 15 Latin American consolidated private water utilities in Latin America. Weakening of regional currencies and droughts led to a 21% drop from 2014.... »

Brazil Water Firms Trudge Toward Consolidation

The ownership transfer of CAB Ambiental forms part of Brazil’s ongoing market restructuring in the wake of the Petrobras ‘Lava Jato’ corruption ... »

Public-Private Partnerships in Water, 2016-2020

New report analyzing public-private partnerships in the global water industry -- available for online purchase and immediate download.... »

Debt Wave Crashes on Abengoa Water

On 25 November 2015, Seville-based Abengoa S.A., the parent company of Abengoa Water and Abiensa, filed for creditor protection in Madrid, a precursor to bankruptcy proceedings. Spanish industrial pla... »

Mato Grosso do Sul Explores Wastewater PPP

On 24 September 2015, the state government of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, announced plans to accelerate its wastewater network build-out through a public-private partnership (PPP). The state incumbent... »

Mexico’s Mining Sector Turns to Desalination

On 26 June 2015, Chesapeake Gold announced plans to develop a 55,000 m3/d desalination project to supply its proposed Metates gold and silver mine in Durango state, Mexico. Chesapeake is pursuing BOO ... »

Colombia Wastewater Draws Heavy Competition

On 4 May 2015, Abiensa, Abengoa's EPC group, announced two awards in Colombia totaling US$32 million. The US$23 million water treatment and supply system for the city of Yopal will provide 67,000 m3/d... »

Brazil Private Water Concessions: Contract Awards and Company Rankings, 2014-2015

This Data Insight discusses the currently volatile conditions influencing private water concessions in Brazil. Brazil's private water market faces a mix of macroeconomic challenges such as drought in ... »

Commodity Swings Alter LatAm Desal Landscape

In the first quarter of 2015, Latin America's desalination sector is showing an uptick in project activity with discrete opportunities in Chile and Mexico.... »

Spain Tenders Pinpoint Wastewater Deficiencies

On 16 January 2015 Spain's Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Environment (MAGRAMA) published 34 wastewater project tenders worth US$135 million as part of its Plan for Growth, Competitiveness, and Ef... »

Prevailing Desal Trends Spur IDE Divestment

Israel Chemicals Ltd (ICL) announced on 11 November 2014 that it is placing its 50% stake in IDE Technologies up for sale. The remaining 50% of IDE is held by Israel- based Delek Group, which is expec... »

Mexico Water: Municipal Market Drivers, Strategies & Forecasts, 2014-2020

In-depth report on Mexico's water market available for online purchase and immediate download.... »

Mexico Fits Hyflux Greenfield Water Strategy

On 25 June 2014, Singapore-based Hyflux Ltd and Mexico's Banco Interacciones, a subsidiary of Grupo Financiero Interacciones, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly develop water and wa... »

Mexico Earmarks Growth for Private Water

On 28 April 2014 Mexico President announced the National Infrastructure Plan 2014-2018, a sweeping US$594 billion investment roadmap that includes 83 specific water sector projects (US$12.6bn) and an ... »



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