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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.
The Global Water Metering Landscape: Technology Shifts, Competitive Strategies, and Market Outlook
The century-old water metering market is at an inflection point, as a host of new digitally enabled technologies and business models transform global water utilities’ relationships with their meters and meter providers. Against this backdrop, metering vendors face a host of macroeconomic, regulatory, and competitive shifts, from COVID-related supply chain shortages to a growing roster of agile newcomers and outsiders looking in.
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Xylem Senses Smart Water Growth OpportunityWater technology and solutions provider Xylem announced a US$1.7 billion cash deal to acquire Sensus USA. Sensus supplies metering equipment, network technologies, and advanced data analytics...
30 Aug. 2016
Suez Outflanks Market with GE Water DealOn 8 March 2017, Paris based Suez and Canadian investment fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) announced the acquisition of GE’s water...
11 Mar. 2017
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
U.S. Smart Water: Defining the Opportunity, Competitive Landscape, and Market OutlookSmart water solutions – hardware, software, and analytics – are taking hold in the U.S. municipal water sector, driving close to US$20 billion of capital...
30 Apr. 2017
Landis+Gyr Steps from Toshiba Shadow, Into WaterLandis+Gyr, the Switzerland-based manufacturer of electricity and gas meters and provider of AMI, has launched an IPO, raising needed liquidity for its financially-stressed parent company
6 Aug. 2017
Itron Seeks Smart Water Growth at the Silver SpringAt the core of Itron’s interest in Silver Spring Networks lie its mesh-network technology, managed services & analytics solutions, and emerging portfolio of smart city
22 Sep. 2017
Global Smart Water Markets: Current and Future Trends (iAgua)Presentation by Bluefield VP and Co-Founder Keith Hays at the iAgua summit in Madrid. Mr. Hays addresses current and future trends in global smart water...
3 Oct. 2017
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Hubbell Makes a Splash into Water with Aclara PurchaseClosing out 2017 with another water-sector M&A deal, Hubbell Incorporated, a diversified equipment supplier to industrial and utility sectors, announced on Dec 26 that it...
4 Jan. 2018
Venture and Growth Capital: Transactions & Trends in Digital Water, 2009-2018Venture capital continues to emerge as a key financing mechanism to accelerate growth, particularly as academic spin-offs and new market entrants seek to scale in...
18 Oct. 2018
PFAS Regulation for Water Advances Through State ActionsThe U.S. regulatory environment addressing PFAS has picked up pace over the last two months. On 29 May 2019, the State of New Hampshire filed...
5 Jun. 2019