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U.K.’s RSK Binges on Water, Aussie Engineers
U.K.-headquartered RSK Group—an international environmental, engineering, and technical services provider—announced the acquisition of Brisbane, Australia-based Pensar Infrastructure. This is the firm’s 65th transaction over the last five years and its largest transaction outside of the U.K.
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U.S. Investor-Owned Water Utilities, M&A Deals and Trends, Q4 2017Through Q3 2017, more than US$263 million of IOU acquisitions for 62 deals have been completed. American Water completed three tuck-in acquisitions. Texas and Pennsylvania continue...
15 Oct. 2017
U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater: Defining the Addressable Market for Private InvestmentEstablished investor-owned utility companies – and a host of potential outside financial investors are refining their strategies to expand or develop their positions in U.S water
13 Nov. 2017
Global Water M&A: Transactions and Trends in Technology, Equipment, & Services, Q4 2017Forecasted demand for infrastructure rehabilitation projects, and demand for water and wastewater services in developed and developing markets have made it a seller’s market. Competition...
14 Nov. 2017
Declining Construction Spend Raises Questions for Water SectorIn September 2017, the U.S. Census’ monthly construction report further highlighted a downward trajectory in water supply and sewage and waste disposal spend. This negative...
20 Nov. 2017
U.S. Desal Trudges Towards Corpus ChristiOn 7 November 2017, the City Council in Corpus Christi, Texas approved an agreement with Freese and Nichols to begin planning the proposed sewater desalination...
13 Dec. 2017
Municipalities Monetizing Water, Wastewater Assets Under FMV LegislationOn 1 November 2017, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission unanimously approved the US$159 million sale of the wastewater system owned by the Municipal Authority of...
13 Dec. 2017
JEA Sale Could Set High Water Mark in FloridaOn 28 November 2017, a JEA board member set in motion the potential of privatization, or transfer of the utility, to a privately held company....
28 Dec. 2017
Hubbell Makes a Splash into Water with Aclara PurchaseClosing out 2017 with another water-sector M&A deal, Hubbell Incorporated, a diversified equipment supplier to industrial and utility sectors, announced on Dec 26 that it...
4 Jan. 2018
U.S. Investor Owned Water Utilities: M&A Deals and Trends, Year-End 2017In 2017, the water industry completed more than US$2.11 billion of investor-owned utility (IOU) acquisitions — across 90 deals. Another 65 pending deals worth US$308...
29 Jan. 2018
Outsourcing O&M for Water & Wastewater Utilities: Contracts, Competitive Landscape, and TrendsCompanies across the water sector value chain are leveraging their positions to build a presence in water and wastewater utility O&M operations. Third-party, private firms in...
1 Mar. 2018