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U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Deals, and Policy Activity in Water Management, Q2 2023
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent 7th Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment, there are currently an estimated 9.1 million lead service lines (LSLs) across the country, with Florida estimated to have the greatest number of LSLs at 1.1 million. Through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, US$15 billion in funding will be available over the 2022–2025 period to address LSL replacement.
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Water Mergers & Acquisitions: Trends and Deal Flow, Q4 2022The pace of global water M&A has begun to pick up speed, returning to pre-pandemic levels. So far this year, Bluefield has recorded 300 deals...
22 Dec. 2022
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2022The US$25.9 billion global digital water market faced continued uncertainty in Q3 2022, challenged by component shortages, inflation, a creeping recession, and the geopolitical fallout...
22 Dec. 2022
Water M&A: Technology, Equipment and Services Trends, and Deal Flow, Q1 2021Driven by the accelerating rollout of vaccines, an economic recovery is underway as the world begins to turn the corner on COVID-19. As a subset...
8 Apr. 2021
Aegion, Big Water Deals on the Menu for OutsidersSt. Louis, Missouri-based Aegion Corporation announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm New Mountain Capital. The...
3 Mar. 2021
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2020After driving significant declines in project, M&A, and venture capital activity in Q2 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had more mixed impacts on the global digital...
29 Dec. 2020
Water M&A: Technology, Equipment, Services Trends, and Deal Flow, Q4 2020COVID-19’s effects are still working their way through the markets and impacting deal flow, leaving significant uncertainty as to the severity and spread of impacts...
29 Dec. 2020
U.S. & Canada Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2020The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for approximately US$110 billion in public spend annually, when considering both the capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators,...
6 Aug. 2020
Danaher Meets XPV and Aquatic at the Exit DoorOn 14 July 2020, Washington, D.C.- based Danaher Corporation acquired water software provider Aquatic Informatics from XPV Water Partners. The newly acquired firm will be...
4 Aug. 2020
Digital Water Investments Grow for PE FirmsDigital water has emerged as a key hotspot for global deal-making in recent years, as vendors position to capitalize on growing utility demand for higher-margin...
1 Jul. 2020
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
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