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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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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
Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Key Trends in a Changing Global LandscapeWater related M&A activity has been robust over the last three years, surpassing US$57 billion, globally, since the start of 2014. Intensifying concerns over water...
29 Apr. 2017
China PPP Growth Extends to Flood ManagementChina's Sponge City Program includes PPP targeting flood management
3 May. 2016
Public-Private Partnerships in Water, 2016-2020New report analyzing public-private partnerships in the global water industry -- available for online purchase and immediate download.
18 Feb. 2016
Debt Wave Crashes on Abengoa WaterOn 25 November 2015, Seville-based Abengoa S.A., the parent company of Abengoa Water and Abiensa, filed for creditor protection in Madrid, a precursor to bankruptcy...
30 Dec. 2015
China Municipal Wastewater Market: Private Player Opportunities & Strategies, 2015-2020In-depth report on China's Municipal Wastewater Market available for online purchase and immediate download.
30 Nov. 2015
China’s CITIC Bolsters UEL’s Wastewater PositionOn 11 November 2014, CITIC Environment Protection Co Ltd and KKR China Water Investment Holdings, through a special purpose vehicle, made a conditional US$1.3 billion...
26 Nov. 2014