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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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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...
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