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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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Industrial Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q2 2022Increasing demand for renewable energy generation, as climate-focused initiatives become more prevalent, requires critical raw materials: lithium, nickel, cobalt, and copper. Mining for these materials...
25 May. 2022
Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, Market Outlook, Q1 2022Latin America governments seek realization of universal waste & sewer coverage. Policy changes to address needed infrastructure development and universal coverage in the region are...
14 Feb. 2022
Domestic Water: Drivers and Emerging Trends for Advanced Water Management in the Home, U.S., U.K., AustraliaThe convergence of climate, technology, and business models underlies a transformation of water usage and management within the household. Often overlooked because of total volumes...
17 Dec. 2021
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
Prevailing Desal Trends Spur IDE DivestmentIsrael Chemicals Ltd (ICL) announced on 11 November 2014 that it is placing its 50% stake in IDE Technologies up for sale. The remaining 50%...
4 Dec. 2014
Hitachi Builds Water Presence with VeoliaOn 11 June 2014, Hitachi Ltd. announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Veolia Water subsidiary OTV to partner on municipal water treatment and sewage,...
25 Jun. 2014