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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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Connecting Water Infrastructure: Telecom Company Strategies in the Global Digital Water MarketThe growing digitization of the global water, wastewater, and stormwater industry is creating significant utility demand for telecommunications solutions. Utilities are collecting and moving more...
8 Jul. 2021
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2021The global digital water market has reached a turning point in the COVID-19 crisis. Digital water project activity remains depressed, with total project announcements in...
31 Mar. 2021
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2020After driving significant declines in project, M&A, and venture capital activity in Q2 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had more mixed impacts on the global digital...
29 Dec. 2020
Top Companies in Water: COVID-19 Impacts, Financial Signals, and Market TrendsBluefield Research monitors the trends and signals associated with financial reports of publicly traded companies with positions in water. By zeroing-in on approximately 40 companies...
15 Dec. 2020
Badger Meter Moves Upstream with s::canOn 3 November 2020, Badger Meter, a U.S.-based provider of water utility metering solutions, announced its acquisition of s::can GmbH for €27.0 million (US$31.7 million)...
2 Dec. 2020
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Competitive Trends in the Digital Water MarketBluefield’s water experts recently presented their analysis on the global competitive landscape for digital water solutions, with a focus on the leading players and their...
17 Nov. 2020
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2020After seeing record growth in the first quarter of 2020, the global digital water market felt the full force of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated...
18 Sep. 2020
Key Trends in Digital WaterBluefield's digital water expert, Eric Bindler, presents his key findings on trends in the digital water sector.
2 Sep. 2020
Looking to 2020 and Beyond: Key Trends and Perspectives in Global Water MarketsBluefield water experts provide perspective on the biggest water industry headlines of 2019 and share their insights into what's ahead for 2020 and beyond.
15 Jan. 2020
Water Industry 4.0: U.S. & Canada Digital Water Market Forecast, 2019-2030This report provides a comprehensive overview of the market for digital water, wastewater, and stormwater management solutions in the U.S. & Canada municipal water industry.
14 Jan. 2020