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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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Leakage Management in Europe: Water Utilities Develop Multi-Vendor StrategiesLeakage management has emerged as a major priority for Europe’s water utilities to reduce non-revenue water. New market insight available for purchase.
1 Dec. 2016
Xylem Smart Water Strategy Breakdown: The Creation of a Market Leading PortfolioXylem eyes nascent developments around smart infrastructure and data analytics as key catalysts for future growth opportunities in water. Since 2015, Xylem has made a...
9 Jul. 2018
Innovyze Strategy Breakdown: The Growth Strategy of a Smart Water Pure PlayBluefield analysts provide insight into how, when and why key decisions were made that collectively enabled Innovyze to sustain a remarkable run of growth and...
11 Sep. 2018
Engineering a Digital Water Future: EPC Strategies in an Accelerating Market LandscapeEngineering Consultancies (EPCs) are prioritizing digital water. In response to the shifting landscape, select EPCs are taking on new roles as digital water solutions providers
28 Sep. 2020
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
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Engineering Firms Refine Digital Water Strategies with Flurry of New ProductsThe unveiling of new digital water brands and product offerings in recent months by global engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) firms highlights their evolving strategies...
14 Jun. 2021
Tetra Tech, WSP Vie to Grow Water FootprintsOn 23 September 2022, U.S. engineering firm, Tetra Tech, made an unsolicited offer to acquire U.K.-based RPS Group for US$691 million, outflanking a WSP Global’s...
6 Oct. 2022
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2022The US$25.9 billion global digital water market has faced significant headwinds throughout 2022, including ongoing supply chain disruption, rising prices and interest rates, COVID-19 lockdowns...
20 Oct. 2022
Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, Market Outlook, Q4 2022A new normal lies before global water markets in which capital for infrastructure investment is more expensive; as such, soaring energy prices are impacting utility...
1 Nov. 2022
Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2023Multiple large-scale acquisitions and sell-offs have come to fruition heading into 2023. Water giant Xylem announced the acquisition of Evoqua Water Technologies for US$7.5 billion,...
23 Feb. 2023