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Our Insight Reports provide deep-dive analyses into global topics, including water infrastructure, industrial water management, digital solutions, and more. Available for online purchase, buyers receive immediate access to the reports.

 
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26 Feb 2024

Global Desalination: Market Trends, Drivers, and Company Rankings 
With 97% of the Earth's surface covered by oceans, seawater desalination stands as a proven backstop to addressing global water scarcity challenges. Since 1999, the global desalination sector has seen significant growth in large-scale (>50,000 m3/d) plants, with over 42 million m3/d of capacity added across 214 facilities.

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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2024 

Economic uncertainty reflected in an 8% decline in M&A. Investor-owned utilities, municipalities, and a handful of other buyers tallied 140 approved acquisitions during 2023. This...
30 Jan. 2024
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Private Water Data Seat Holders

Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q4 2023 

As of 1 December 2023, Bluefield has tracked 327 total water M&A deals in 2023, representing a 6% decline compared to the 348 deals recorded...
18 Dec. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A Data Seat Holders

Top Companies in Water: Financial Signals and Market Trends, Q4 2023 

In the last reporting cycle, Q3 2023, 36 of the 50 top public companies reported quarterly earnings growth compared to the same period in the...
15 Dec. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A Data Seat Holders

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2023 

From Arizona to Massachusetts, deal flow recovers following slowest H1 since 2019. Regulators approved a total of 42 acquisitions by 17 different buyers during Q3,...
17 Nov. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
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Top Companies in Water: Financial Signals and Market Trends, Q3 2023 

In the last reporting cycle, 38 of the 50 top public companies reported growth in quarterly earnings compared to the same period in the prior...
28 Sep. 2023
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2023 

M&A activity picks up among leading IOUs after a slow start to 2023. Private water deal flow increased during Q2 following a quieter first quarter,...
19 Sep. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
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Opportunities in the U.S. Private Water Market 

In this client presentation, Bluefield’s team of water experts presented an overview of the total addressable market for utility consolidation and the latest trends in...
27 Jul. 2023
Analyst PresentationIndustry presentations given by our team of water experts at water conferences and other speaking engagements.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Private Water

Top Companies in Water: Financial Signals and Market Trends, Q2 2023 

Water markets, globally, are in transition with critical inputs being influenced by inflation, climate change, pandemic-related lockdowns, the Ukraine-Russia conflict, and overarching concerns about recession....
13 Jul. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A Data Seat Holders

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q2 2023 

Investor-owned utility M&A trends continue into 2023 as stakeholders prep for looming policy changes. With the EPA's recent proposed regulations for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl...
2 May. 2023
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Private Water

Water M&A: Trends and Deal Flow, Q1 2023 

The year 2022 demonstrated volatility for the global water market, with significant variance in M&A by sector. As digital water activity slowed, private water investment,...
28 Apr. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A Data Seat Holders