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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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Pure Synergy for Xylem Smart Water AcquisitionsOn 11 December 2017, water technology and solutions firm Xylem Inc. announced an agreement to acquire Canadian pipe diagnostics and analytics firm Pure Technologies. Xylem...
14 Dec. 2017
Global Water M&A: Transactions and Trends in Technology, Equipment, & Services, Q4 2017Forecasted demand for infrastructure rehabilitation projects, and demand for water and wastewater services in developed and developing markets have made it a seller’s market. Competition...
14 Nov. 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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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
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
Utilities Pilot Nascent IoT Protocols for EfficienciesOn 13 April 2017 Societá Metropolitana Acque Torino S.p.A (SMAT), Turin’s municipal water utility, and Olivetti, the digital center of Telecom Italia Group (TIM), signed...
10 May. 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
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
Smart Water Meters in Europe: Utility Strategies Drive Adoption, 2016-2020Market insight analyzing utility strategies to drive smart water meter adoption. Available for purchase and immediate download European water utilities are deploying new strategies to become more...
27 Oct. 2016
U.S. Smart Water Landscape Taking on New LookFive hardware companies dominate the U.S. water landscape, but larger, diversified companies are entering the fray.
17 May. 2016