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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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U.S. Trenchless Market Matures Amidst Water Market Shifts: Forecasts, Competitive Positioning, and Key Trends, 2022–2030As demand for trenchless solutions continues to scale, a growing roster of firms are carving out competitive positions in the market, including vertically integrated trenchless...
29 Aug. 2022
Trenchless M&A Highlights Water OpportunitiesBluefield’s team of water experts identified two acquisitions in October 2020 that further highlight growing interest in the trenchless water & wastewater pipe rehabilitation segment....
13 Nov. 2020
Trenchless Players Move to Redefine Pipe Market: Forecasts, Competitive Positioning, and Water Market TrendsThe 2.2 million miles of drinking water pipe and 1.8 million miles of wastewater pipe installed across the U.S. vary significantly in age and material...
15 Sep. 2020
Toro Charges into Municipal Water Infrastructure with Charles Machine Works AcquisitionOn 15 February 2019, The Toro Company, a U.S. landscaping and irrigation equipment supplier, announced its acquisition of Oklahoma-based Charles Machine Works (CMW) for US$700...
22 Mar. 2019