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Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q4 2019

The U.S. industrial water landscape is highly siloed across 20 industrial verticals analyzed by Bluefield Research. This quarterly insight highlights key trends, transaction details, and competitive shifts influencing industrial water management.... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity and Market Outlook, Q3 2019

The first half of 2019 continues expansion in the global digital water market. Though project activity year-to-date is trending downward relative to 2018, M&A activity and venture funding are on pace to exceed ... »

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... »

Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q1 2019

In the United States, spend on water management in 2018 was estimated at over US$10 billion. Leading verticals included commodity-based industries such as hydraulic fracturing, mining, power and chemicals. ... »

03 Aug 2018

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... »

Fracta AI Takeover Maps Kurita’s Water Future

On 30 May 2018, Kurita Water Technologies Ltd. announced a strategic investment in U.S.-based Fracta, Inc., an early-stage company developing software solutions that leverages artificial intelligence ... »

Global Smart Water: Market Trends, Competitive Shifts, & Project Activity, Year-End 2017

In 2017, Bluefield tracked 264 smart water projects globally, up 11% from 238 projects in 2016. The metering, asset and network management segments saw the largest increase. Smart water project announ... »

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 ... »

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... »



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