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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... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, 2018 Year in Review

Overall, 2018 was a strong year for digital water, with growing interest among municipal water utilities seeking to engage in data-driven technologies and solutions. This quarterly insight highlights key trends in policy, project development, M&A, and venture funding activity in digital water, globally. ... »

18 Oct 2018

Venture and Growth Capital: Transactions & Trends in Digital Water, 2009-2018

Venture capital continues to emerge as a key financing mechanism to accelerate growth, particularly as academic spin-offs and new market entrants seek to scale in a mature water sector. In recent year... »

Global Smart Water: Market Trends, Competitive Shifts, & Project Activity, First Half 2018

In the first half of 2018, Bluefield identified 177 smart water projects, globally, up 4% by over the same period last year. Projects were largely shaped by utility announcements to leverage data driv... »

Comcast, Telecoms Fortifying Positions Across Water IoT Battleground

On 12 June 2018, Comcast Corporation and U.S.-based meter company Neptune Technology Group unveiled a joint advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution for municipal water utilities. This is one o... »

Xylem Smart Water Strategy Breakdown: The Creation of a Market Leading Portfolio

Xylem eyes nascent developments around smart infrastructure and data analytics as key catalysts for future growth opportunities in water. Since 2015, Xylem has made a series of strategic acquisitions in smart water, recasting itself as a diversified water infrastructure technology and services company.... »

Hubbell Makes a Splash into Water with Aclara Purchase

Closing out 2017 with another water-sector M&A deal, Hubbell Incorporated, a diversified equipment supplier to industrial and utility sectors, announced on Dec 26 that it would acquire Missouri-ba... »

Pure Synergy for Xylem Smart Water Acquisitions

On 11 December 2017, water technology and solutions firm Xylem Inc. announced an agreement to acquire Canadian pipe diagnostics and analytics firm Pure Technologies. Xylem touts the deal as an extensi... »

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 am... »

Global Smart Water Markets: Current and Future Trends (iAgua)

Presentation by Bluefield VP and Co-Founder Keith Hays at the iAgua summit in Madrid. Mr. Hays addresses current and future trends in global smart water markets. These complimentary slides address: De... »

Itron Seeks Smart Water Growth at the Silver Spring

At the core of Itron’s interest in Silver Spring Networks lie its mesh-network technology, managed services & analytics solutions, and emerging portfolio of smart city... »

Landis+Gyr Steps from Toshiba Shadow, Into Water

Landis+Gyr, the Switzerland-based manufacturer of electricity and gas meters and provider of AMI, has launched an IPO, raising needed liquidity for its financially-stressed parent company... »

Utilities Pilot Nascent IoT Protocols for Efficiencies

On 13 April 2017 Societá Metropolitana Acque Torino S.p.A (SMAT), Turin’s municipal water utility, and Olivetti, the digital center of Telecom Italia Group (TIM), signed an agreement to deploy ... »

U.S. Smart Water: Defining the Opportunity, Competitive Landscape, and Market Outlook

Smart water solutions – hardware, software, and analytics – are taking hold in the U.S. municipal water sector, driving close to US$20 billion of capital and operating expenditures over the next d... »

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... »



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