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Fair Market Value: Key Policies, Acquisition Trends, and Companies
Bluefield has tracked approximately 1,200 water deals submitted for regulatory approval since 2015, with only 8% having been executed using FMV. The legislation has historically played a relatively small role in IOU M&A, but increased utilization is having a ripple effect across states with active policies. As pressure builds to consolidate struggling utilities, more states are likely to employ incentives like FMV to support acquisitions.
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COMING SOON: The Global Water Metering Landscape: Technology Shifts, Competitive Strategies, and Market OutlookThis upcoming report provides an in-depth analysis of the global water metering market, including technology shifts, competitive dynamics, and market outlook. Bluefield highlights emerging trends...
15 Mar. 2022
Domestic Water: Drivers and Emerging Trends for Advanced Water Management in the Home, U.S., U.K., AustraliaThe convergence of climate, technology, and business models underlies a transformation of water usage and management within the household. Often overlooked because of total volumes...
17 Dec. 2021
Connecting Water Infrastructure: Telecom Company Strategies in the Global Digital Water MarketThe growing digitization of the global water, wastewater, and stormwater industry is creating significant utility demand for telecommunications solutions. Utilities are collecting and moving more...
8 Jul. 2021
Veolia + Suez to Benefit Global Water SectorIn April 2021, Veolia announced an end to the disputed takeover of Suez. The two groups have been in a public battle since August 2020....
4 May. 2021
Aegion, Big Water Deals on the Menu for OutsidersSt. 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...
3 Mar. 2021
Badger Meter Moves Upstream with s::canOn 3 November 2020, Badger Meter, a U.S.-based provider of water utility metering solutions, announced its acquisition of s::can GmbH for €27.0 million (US$31.7 million)...
2 Dec. 2020
Competitive Trends in the Digital Water MarketBluefield’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...
17 Nov. 2020
Key Trends in Digital WaterBluefield's digital water expert, Eric Bindler, presents his key findings on trends in the digital water sector.
2 Sep. 2020
Looking to 2020 and Beyond: Key Trends and Perspectives in Global Water MarketsBluefield water experts provide perspective on the biggest water industry headlines of 2019 and share their insights into what's ahead for 2020 and beyond.
15 Jan. 2020
Water Industry 4.0: U.S. & Canada Digital Water Market Forecast, 2019-2030This report provides a comprehensive overview of the market for digital water, wastewater, and stormwater management solutions in the U.S. & Canada municipal water industry.
14 Jan. 2020