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26 Sep 2019 Analyst Presentation
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Bluefield Breakfast Briefing WEFTEC19: Market Disruptors & the Future of Wastewater

Bluefield Research recently held an invitation-only Breakfast Briefing for clients and water industry professionals at WEFTEC in Chicago. The presentation and panel discussion... »


16 Jul 2019 Company Insight
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Danaher Water Strategy Breakdown: Building a Leading Water Business

With more than 30 operating companies, 67,000 employees and US$19.9 billion in 2018 total revenues, Washington, D.C.-based Danaher Corporation has built-up its role in the municipal and industrial wat... »


19 Feb 2019 Market Insight

U.K. Municipal Water: Market Performance and Outlook for 2020-2025

2019 is a pivotal year for the privatized water and wastewater services companies in the U.K. They are all currently with regulator Ofwat on price review (PR19) to establish new business plans for the... »


Saur Deal Channels EQT Digital Water Strategy

On 3 December 2018, Stockholm, Sweden- based private equity firm EQT Partners closed the acquisition of Saur Group, a French water and wastewater utility service provider.... »


17 Sep 2018
Market Insight

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... »


07 Sep 2018 Analyst Presentation

Aquatech Mexico PPPs (Experiencias Exitosas de Estados Mexicanos)

This presentation analyzes public-private partnerships across global water markets. First given by Bluefield Co-Founder and Vice President Keith Hays at Aquatech Mexico, these slides look at the curre... »


Regulatory Review: ‘Beast From The East’ Exposes Vulnerabilities Of U.K. Water Companies

On 19 June 2018, U.K. water sector regulator Ofwat released a review of water company performance during the ‘Beast from the East’, a freeze thaw event that wreaked havoc on water utilities across... »


14 Jun 2018
Research Note

New Green Bond Criteria a Certified Win for Nature-Based Water Infrastructure Investment

Green bonds are growing in popularity reflecting a broader shift toward innovative water infrastructure finance. As green bonds become more mainstream, the industry is seeing standards for mitigation... »


09 May 2018
Research Note

Pentair Purifies Water Sector Strategy

On 30 April 2018, Pentair PLC executed a stock split, spinning off its electrical division into a new publicly traded company, nVent Electric PLC. First announced in May 2017, this marks the ultimate... »


Advanced Asset Management for Municipal Water: Global Trends & Strategies, 2018 – 2027

Smarter, more advanced asset management strategies will save water utilities US$41.9 billion in capital expenditures by 2027. Central to this shift to more advanced solutions, is the increasing value in data collection, analytics, and... »


Montagu Eyes Smart Water Tech, De-lists Servelec

U.K.-based private equity firm Montagu Funds announced that its takeover of Servelec Group had been sanctioned by the High Court of Justice in England and Wales. Montagu Funds purchased all share capi... »


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... »


Arcadis, SEAMS Ready for Smart Water Growth

On 10 January 2018, asset management software developer SEAMS Ltd. announced its aquisition by Netherlands- based EPC consultancy Arcadis NV. With this acquisition, Arcadis boosts its smart water offe... »


04 Jan 2018
Research Note

Acciona Tests Mexico Utility Concession Model

On 19 December 2017, Spanish private water player Acciona Agua and the municipality of Boca del Río, in the state of Veracruz, Mexico signed a 30-year water utility concession agreement for the compa... »


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... »


Aquam Taps VCs to Scale Water Portfolio

On 6 November 2017, Aquam Corporation secured US$26 million in funding from NewWorld Capital Group LLC and an undisclosed fund managed by Credit-Suisse to accelerate product development and geographic... »


07 Dec 2017
Data Insight
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Venture Capital in Water: Key Transactions and Trends

As start-ups develop new solutions for a risk-averse municipal water sector, venture capital is a key channel of funding to bridge a lengthy process in establishing key utility references and growth. ... »




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13 Nov 2019 Municipal utility focus on resiliency, aging water infrastructure drives 10-Year, $234 billion Pipe Network Forecast

12 Nov 2019 The EPA Says We Need to Reuse Wastewater