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23 Apr 2024

Investor-Owned Utilities: Market Overview and Company Rankings 
The U.S. water and wastewater utility landscape is heavily fragmented across 48,587 community water systems serving 313 million people and 23,481 wastewater treatment facilities serving an estimated 267 million people. But within this landscape, an evolving roster of investor-owned utilities is reshaping the market by carving out regional and national positions—regulated and non-regulated—through M&A and organic growth.

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Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Key Trends in a Changing Global Landscape 

Water 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
Insight ReportDeep dive analysis on comprehensive topics to identify market opportunities.

Japanese Trading Companies: Portfolio Strategies and Analysis 

Eight Japanese trading companies analyzed by Bluefield—Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsui Corporation, Hitachi Corporation, Itochu Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Toyota Tsusho, and Sojitz Corporation—reported a combined...
26 Jan. 2024
Insight ReportDeep dive analysis on comprehensive topics to identify market opportunities.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A

Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q2 2021 

The second quarter of 2021 was marked by severe climate events directly affecting water supplies for residents and businesses, regional funding rollouts for developing and...
14 Jun. 2021
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Global Water

Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q3 2021 

The first half of 2021 saw the highest six-month deal flow recorded by Bluefield to date with 239 deals. The private water and digital water...
30 Sep. 2021
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A

Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q1 2022 

The 2021 year was marked by key factors shaping M&A across the global water landscape: a broader economic lift created by vaccine deployments, a mounting...
4 Mar. 2022
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A

Water M&A: Trends and Deal Flow, Q2 2022 

Global water M&A have fallen off the feverish pace of the prior year, during which Bluefield recorded a combined 508 transactions. To date this year,...
20 Jun. 2022
Quarterly ReviewAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A

Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q4 2023 

As of 1 December 2023, Bluefield has tracked 327 total water M&A deals in 2023, representing a 6% decline compared to the 348 deals recorded...
18 Dec. 2023
Quarterly Review + DataAnalysis and insights of previous quarter water market activity, trends, and events. Data access available to Data Navigator seat holders.
CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Water M&A Data Seat Holders

Debt Wave Crashes on Abengoa Water 

On 25 November 2015, Seville-based Abengoa S.A., the parent company of Abengoa Water and Abiensa, filed for creditor protection in Madrid, a precursor to bankruptcy...
30 Dec. 2015
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.

Mirfa Tops Up Suez IWPP Position 

On 3 July 2014, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) finalized a 25-year water purchase agreement with GDF Suez for the Mirfa independent water...
1 Aug. 2014
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.

Tender to Boost Philippines Water Competition 

On 20 June 2014, bidding opened for the Philippines’ US$542 million Bulacan Bulk Water Supply (BBWS) project. It will deliver potable water to cities in...
3 Sep. 2014
Research NoteBrief research summaries of market development or company strategies.