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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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Water Industry 4.0: U.S. & Canada Digital Water Market Forecast, 2019-2030This report provides a comprehensive overview of the market for digital water, wastewater, and stormwater management solutions in the U.S. & Canada municipal water industry.
14 Jan. 2020
Assessing the U.S. Addressable Market: Nutrient RemovalNutrient contamination of the U.S. waterways is a growing concern, contributing to an explosion of algal blooms that impact drinking water supplies, recreational water activities,...
17 Dec. 2019
Fathom’s Fall Undercuts Strides in Digital WaterOn 9 November 2019, the City of Copperas Cove, Texas received an email notification from Fathom, its digital water solutions provider, that it will be...
3 Dec. 2019
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity and Market Outlook, Q3 2019The first half of 2019 continues expansion in the global digital water market. Though project activity year-to-date is trending downward relative to 2018, M&A activity...
26 Jul. 2019
U.S. Municipal Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2019The U.S. municipal water sector accounts for over US$108 billion in public spend annually, when considering both capital and operating expenditures. As municipalities, regulators and...
24 Jul. 2019
Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, 2018 Year in ReviewOverall, 2018 was a strong year for digital water, with growing interest among municipal water utilities seeking to engage in data-driven technologies and solutions. This...
3 Feb. 2019
Venture and Growth Capital: Transactions & Trends in Digital Water, 2009-2018Venture capital continues to emerge as a key financing mechanism to accelerate growth, particularly as academic spin-offs and new market entrants seek to scale in...
18 Oct. 2018
Suez Accelerates Digital Water Offering, Completes Stake in OptimaticsIn adding Optimatics to its suite of digital water products for the municipal utility market, Suez further strengthens its capabilities towards strategic design and capital...
10 Oct. 2018
XPV Increases Exposure to Digital Water with Metasphere BuyoutOn 30 August 2018, UK-based Metasphere Ltd. announced the execution of a management buyout from owners Kaye Enterprises funded by private equity firm XPV Water...
20 Sep. 2018
Xylem Smart Water Strategy Breakdown: The Creation of a Market Leading PortfolioXylem eyes nascent developments around smart infrastructure and data analytics as key catalysts for future growth opportunities in water. Since 2015, Xylem has made a...
9 Jul. 2018
Company ProfileProfiles of key organizations in water, what they do, how they perform, etc.