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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.

 
Quarterly Review
20 Oct 2021

Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2021 
Brexit-related constraints shake water sector, water shortage threatens Chile's economy, Mideast region, including bitcoin industry, faced with water & power shortages, and Central Europe confronts stormwater management as growing concern. These takeaways and more are tracked by Bluefield's water experts to highlight select trends, policy shifts, project development, and strategic shifts across the municipal water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure landscapes at the global level.

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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook Q3 2021 

Given its record-breaking number of acquisition approvals, the second quarter of 2021 demonstrates continued growth in M&A for water & wastewater utilities. At this rate,...
16 Sep. 2021
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook Q2 2021 

The first quarter of 2021 built on the momentum of an acquisitive 2020 despite fewer approvals for the publicly traded market leaders. A review of...
14 Jun. 2021
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Year-End 2020 

Looking back to 2020, disruption was on full display across the water sector, including within the private water segment. A review of 2020 M&A activity...
24 Mar. 2021
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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Do Fair Market Value Policies Drive Water & Wastewater Utility Acquisitions? 

Bluefield has tracked approximately 130 system acquisitions, annually, of which only a share have been executed using Fair Market Value (FMV). Despite being adopted in...
25 Jan. 2021
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U.S Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2020 

This Quarterly Insight highlights key trends, transactions, and competitive shifts in the U.S. private water market. Bluefield’s team of water experts tracks company financials, mergers...
20 Nov. 2020
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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Canada’s Algonquin Flies South, Renewing Focus on Latin America Water Opportunities 

On 19 October 2020, Ontario, Canada-based Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. completed an agreement to purchase a 93.96% stake (up from the original 53.51% on...
22 Oct. 2020
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2020 

The 28 transactions in this past quarter exceeded the 20 deals in Q2 2019. Still early in calculating the impacts of a COVID-driven recession, the...
18 Aug. 2020
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook Q2, 2020 

The first quarter of 2020 kicked off what could otherwise have been a banner year for the global digital water market, before the outbreak of...
8 May. 2020
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook Q2, 2020 

The first quarter of 2020 signals increasing opportunities for growth across the U.S. private water market as water & wastewater systems contend with the public...
30 Apr. 2020
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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Big Deals Hard to Come by in Municipal Water 

At the close of 2019, two large municipal utility acquisitions were taken off the table underscoring the challenges of large deals involving municipal systems. On...
23 Jan. 2020
Research NoteBrief research summaries on single topic or recent event
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