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19 Jul 2021

Top Companies in Water: Financial Signals and Market Trends, Q2 2021

COVID-19’s global impacts continue to affect company revenues and strategies that include unforeseen changes across select verticals. The results of the drastic changes, both positive and negative,... »

Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q2 2021

In Q1 2021, the COVID-19 recovery is palpable across many verticals, particularly in regions of the world with high vaccination rates. Supply chain restraints driven by increased demand, climate impacts, and remnants of lockdowns, continue... »

Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q2 2021

The second quarter of 2021 was marked by severe climate events directly affecting water supplies for residents and businesses, regional funding rollouts for developing and improving water and wastewater service, and ... »

U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q2 2021

Through the first quarter of 2021, the water sector has been bolstered by strong macroeconomics. The COVID-19 recovery is palpable, as reflected in increased vaccination rates, an improving unemployment rate, and robust corporate revenues.... »

Veolia + Suez to Benefit Global Water Sector

In April 2021, Veolia announced an end to the disputed takeover of Suez. The two groups have been in a public battle since August 2020. Aside from merging the two largest water companies, globally, the collateral impacts will be felt for years.... »

Vendors Place Big Bets on SaaS, Cloud Computing to Accelerate Digital Water Growth

A key factor driving the rapid growth of the global digital water market is the mainstream adoption of cloud computing, as well as new business models enabled by cloud technology. Though cloud- and SaaS-based ... »

Water for Energy: Trends, Market Conditions, Forward Looking, Q1, 2021

The water for energy market landscape is undergoing a transformation, shaped by changing energy supplies and related water management strategies. In recent months, notable policy shifts in Washington,... »

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, ... »

Industrial Water Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q1 2021

Corporates make investments in sustainability, growing interest from critical infrastructure companies outside water continues to grow, the future of the auto industry to impact water management.... »

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 ... »

Will Big Tech Disrupt the Water Sector?

As adoption of digital technology grows in the global water industry, big tech firms—enterprise software companies, cloud services providers, electronics manufacturers, etc.—are taking notice. Players such as Amazon Web Services... »

29 Dec 2020

Water M&A: Technology, Equipment, Services Trends, and Deal Flow, Q4 2020

COVID-19’s effects are still working their way through the markets and impacting deal flow, leaving significant uncertainty as to the severity and spread of impacts and recovery length.... »

Europe Water Sector Looks Past Pandemic with Net Zero Emissions in Sights

In November 2020, the UK water sector announced the first sector-wide collaboration to reduce emissions, a “Net Zero 2030 Routemap”. The announcement parallels more wide-sweeping continental EU policies shaping ... »

Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q4 2020

As Q4 2020 comes to an end, COVID-19’s impacts continue to be acutely felt across the industrial landscape, with disparate governmental and company responses, globally, to remote workforces and onsite operations. With... »

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... »

17 Nov 2020

Competitive Trends in the Digital Water Market

Bluefield’s water experts recently presented their analysis on the global competitive landscape for digital water solutions, with a focus on the leading players and their strategic positions within the sector.... »

U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 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 vendors seek ... »



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