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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 Empresa de Servicios Sanitarios de Los Lagos S.A. (ESSAL) from Aguas Andinas.... »

Bentley IPO Signals Upside for Digital Twins in Water

On 22 September 2020, U.S.-based infrastructure engineering software provider Bentley Systems launched its initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq stock exchange, raising US$236.5 million from the sale of... »

30 Sep 2020

Water M&A: Technology, Equipment, Services Trends and Deal Flow, Q3 2020

The impacts of COVID-19 are still working their way through the markets and potentially impacting deal flow, leaving significant uncertainty in the near to medium term. Deal flow in Q2 2020—and well into Q3—signals a... »

Industrial Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q3 2020

This quarterly insight highlights key trends, transaction details, and competitive shifts influencing industrial water management. Bluefield’s team of water experts tracks ongoing industrial water ... »

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... »

Is U.S. Private Water Poised for Shakeup at the Top?

On 31 August 2020, Veolia made an unsolicited offer to acquire 29.9% of Engie’s shares of Suez. The offer came in at €15.50 per share—50% over the closing price of Suez... »

Key Trends in Digital Water

Bluefield's digital water expert, Eric Bindler, presents his key findings on trends in the digital water sector.... »

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 ... »

Biosolids Management: Business Models & Utility Strategies

Scaling capital and operational expenditure demands on more than 20,000 wastewater treatment plants across the U.S. were already squeezing municipal and utility budgets prior to March 2020 and the onset of COVID-19.... »

23 Jul 2020

Saur, EQT Acquisitions Strengthen Water Portfolios

On 18 June 2020, France-based Saur Group announced the acquisition of Dutch industrial water & wastewater solutions provider Nijhuis Industries. Nijhuis specializes in advanced industrial treatment,... »

H2O Innovation Builds Water Utility Service Portfolio via M&A

On 2 July 2020, H2O Innovation announced the acquisition of Gulf Utility Service (GUS), an operations and maintenance (O&M) company for water & wastewater utilities in the Greater Houston, Texas metropolitan area.... »

Global Desalination Ownership Rankings: Market and Company Trends, 2020

Climate shifts are putting additional stress on existing water supplies in select markets like Australia, the western U.S., and Latin America. At the same time, baseload demand for water in the Middle East rises with... »

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... »

Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management Q2, 2020

This new Quarterly Insight highlights key trends, transaction details, and competitive shifts influencing industrial water management. Included is a brief overview of select companies outlining their current and ... »

PFAS, The Next Challenge for Water Utilities: Emerging Regulations, Technologies, and Forecasts, 2020-2030

The health dangers from PFAS compounds—a class of several thousand chemicals with a seven-decade legacy of military, industrial, and commercial use nationwide—have risen dramatically in public consciousness over the past few years.... »

20 May 2020

Water M&A: Technology, Equipment, and Services Trends and Deal Flow, Q2 2020

The first quarter of 2020 initially began with what would otherwise have been a strong start for the global water markets until the outbreak of COVID-19 and ensuing social lockdowns and economic volatility. ... »

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

Covid-19 Sets Stage for Water & Wastewater Utility M&A

As implications of the coronavirus pandemic continue to unfold across the U.S., and around the world, essential water & wastewater service providers are facing unforeseen risks to their assets and business models.... »



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“Excelerating” Innovation with Kim Baker

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All About PFAS with AWWA’s Chris Moody

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15 Oct 2020 The most important benefits of digital water is asset visibility and optimization