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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.
Total Addressable Market for Water & Wastewater Utilities: U.S. Benchmarks for Owner Market Share and Consolidation Opportunities
The U.S. water and wastewater 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. From municipalities to investor-owned utilities, organizations are evaluating consolidation strategies. Bluefield’s Total Addressable Market analysis sizes this market opportunity and estimates utility ownership of the country’s 183 million customer connections at US$977 billion.
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Water M&A: Trends and Deal Flow, Q1 2023The year 2022 demonstrated volatility for the global water market, with significant variance in M&A by sector. As digital water activity slowed, private water investment,...
28 Apr. 2023
Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q1 2022The 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
Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q3 2021The 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
U.S. & Canada Municipal Water Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2021Through the second quarter of 2021, the water sector has been bolstered by strong macro-economics. The COVID-19 recovery is palpable, as reflected in increased vaccination...
13 Sep. 2021
The “Amazon Effect” on Packaging, Water ManagementThe growing prevalence of online purchasing and door-to-door deliveries, even in the absence of COVID, has been accelerating on the heels of the “Amazon Effect”—disruption...
9 Jul. 2021
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Industrial Water: Trends, Deals, and Policy in Water Management, Q2 2021In Q1 2021, the COVID-19 recovery is palpable across many verticals, particularly in regions of the world with high vaccination rates.
16 Jun. 2021
Global Investment Trends and Opportunities in WaterThis webcast presented by Bluefield’s team addresses how will opportunities in the market shift post-COVID shock? Bluefield’s Insight Service clients receive full access to the
16 Jun. 2020
Analyst PresentationLive presentations and recordings of our analysts presenting on key topics
Veolia Water Strategy: Breaking Down Global Market PositionsVeolia is the largest water company by revenues, globally. The Paris-based company has a long track record in providing water, wastewater, and stormwater solutions, including...
12 Mar. 2019
SUEZ Water Strategy Breakdown: Integrating its Portfolio of Industrial SolutionsThis Company Insight provides an in-depth look at Suez's finances, recent acquisitions, and positioning in the global water market amongst its peers.
17 Sep. 2018
Evoqua Strategy Breakdown: Rebuilding a Water Solutions PortfolioEvoqua holds a strong position as a water pure-play, particularly in U.S. industrial markets. The company has restructured internally, expanding its portfolio of solutions and...
6 Aug. 2018