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Quarterly Review
5 Dec 2021

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2021 
Despite fewer third-quarter approvals than initially anticipated, 2021 is still on track to become the most active year in terms of utility acquisitions in the U.S. With 27 approvals identified in the third quarter, and at least 18 already recorded so far in Q4, the total number of deals this year has already topped 151, equaling the total 2020 high. 

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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook Q3 2021 

Given its record-breaking number of acquisition approvals, the second quarter of 2021 demonstrates continued growth in M&A for water & wastewater utilities. At this rate,...
16 Sep. 2021
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q3 2021 

The first half of 2021 saw the highest six-month deal flow recorded by Bluefield to date with 239 deals. The private water and digital water...
30 Sep. 2021
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2021 

Despite fewer third-quarter approvals than initially anticipated, 2021 is still on track to become the most active year in terms of utility acquisitions in the...
5 Dec. 2021
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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Is a Municipal Water Ownership Shakeup on the Horizon? 

Bluefield's water experts recently presented a webcast for clients assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the private water sector. The discussion addresses key questions
15 May. 2020
Analyst PresentationLive presentations and recordings of our analysts presenting on key topics
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Cal Water Jumps on the Texas Bandwagon 

On 4 May 2021, California Water Service Group (Cal Water) announced the formation of a Texas subsidiary, Texas Water Service (TWSC). The San Jose-based investor-owned...
14 Jun. 2021
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
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Private Equity-backed Central States Drives Water Utility Deal Count 

Since 2016, Central States Water Resources, a Missouri-based firm has rolled up more than 50,000 customer connections and an estimated 120,000 people served through its...
27 Aug. 2021
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
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U.S. Private Water Utilities: Drivers, Competitive Landscape and Acquisition Trends, 2019 

This new Focus Report from Bluefield Research provides an in-depth analysis of the changing investor-owned utility landscape in the U.S., including key policy drivers, M&A...
31 May. 2019
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Central States Water Quietly Builds Utility Platform 

Bluefield’s Q3 2019, quarterly tracking and analysis of IOU M&A activity in the U.S. has uncovered new market entries for investor-owned utility Central States Water...
16 Oct. 2019
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2019 

The third quarter of 2019 signals increasing opportunities for growth across the U.S. private water market. This quarterly insight highlights key trends, transactions, and competitive shifts...
22 Oct. 2019
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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NW Natural Jumps into Texas Water Market 

On 31 October 2019, investor-owned utility (IOU) NW Natural made a move well beyond its current geographic footprint with the acquisition of Texas-based T&W Water...
6 Dec. 2019
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
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