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30 Nov 2022

U.S. & Canada Municipal Water Outlook: Utility CAPEX & OPEX Forecasts, 2022–2030 
Bluefield’s team of water experts provides a timely assessment of the U.S. & Canada water market outlook at a moment of change, evaluating the impact of current inflationary and recessionary forces, funding initiatives, and labor & supply chain dynamics on utility CAPEX and OPEX from 2022 to 2030.

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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2022 

2021 will go down as the most active year for utility acquisitions in Bluefield’s U.S. private water market records to date. The number of approved...
28 Feb. 2022
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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Inframark-ESG Build Water O&M Portfolio via M&A 

On 15 October 2021, Pennsylvania-based Inframark announced its acquisition of ESG Operations, a municipal and industrial operations & maintenance services company. The new company will...
12 Nov. 2021
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
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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, Q3 2020 

The 28 transactions in this past quarter exceeded the 20 deals in Q2 2019. Still early in calculating the impacts of a COVID-driven recession, the...
18 Aug. 2020
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 Q2, 2020 

The first quarter of 2020 signals increasing opportunities for growth across the U.S. private water market as water & wastewater systems contend with the public...
30 Apr. 2020
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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Covid-19 Sets Stage for Water & Wastewater Utility M&A 

As implications of the coronavirus pandemic continue to unfold across the U.S., and around the world, essential water & wastewater service providers are facing unforeseen...
7 Apr. 2020
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
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American Water’s Retreat from Municipal O&M Signals Caution for Outsourcing Strategies 

On 9 July 2018, U.S.-based investor-owned utility (IOU) American Water Works Company, Inc. announced the sale of 23 of its 33 active operations and maintenance...
30 Jul. 2018
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Suez Seeks Efficiencies with Onsite Reuse in NY 

On 28 February 2018, Suez announced the construction of a water recycling system at the Nassau County Cedar Creek Water Pollution Control Plant in New...
27 Mar. 2018
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Outsourcing O&M for Water & Wastewater Utilities: Contracts, Competitive Landscape, and Trends 

Companies 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
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