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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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Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q4 2022The pace of global water M&A has begun to pick up speed, returning to pre-pandemic levels. So far this year, Bluefield has recorded 300 deals...
22 Dec. 2022
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2022The US$25.9 billion global digital water market faced continued uncertainty in Q3 2022, challenged by component shortages, inflation, a creeping recession, and the geopolitical fallout...
22 Dec. 2022
Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, Market Outlook, Q4 2022A new normal lies before global water markets in which capital for infrastructure investment is more expensive; as such, soaring energy prices are impacting utility...
1 Nov. 2022
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2022The US$25.9 billion global digital water market has faced significant headwinds throughout 2022, including ongoing supply chain disruption, rising prices and interest rates, COVID-19 lockdowns...
20 Oct. 2022
Aliaxis Next Ventures into Digital WaterIn August 2022, Brussels-based water management solutions provider, Aliaxis, announced its acquisition of Aquarius Spectrum, an Israel-based digital leakage management and pipeline condition assessment startup....
18 Sep. 2022
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