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Research Note
23 Jun 2022

Acquisitions, Investments Signal Opportunity in Nascent North American Water Proptech Market 
A string of recent M&A deals and venture capital investments highlight growing interest in the application of digital water technologies to the commercial real estate sector. Part of the nascent “proptech” (property technology) market, smart building water management solutions enable stakeholders to monitor water consumption and prevent leaks in commercial and multifamily residential buildings, such as offices, retail centers, and high-rise apartments.

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Can Water Sector Benefit From Global Institutional Investors? 

Given the growing demand for project finance and increasing pension fund interest in infrastructure investments, the water sector is expected to benefit from institutional investor’s...
10 Jun. 2022
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Private Water Awards Signal Growth in Brazil 

In contrast to the private investment in other Brazilian infrastructure sectors (e.g., energy, transportation), the pace and scope in the water and sanitation sector has...
31 May. 2022
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, Market Outlook, Q2 2022 

Following an unprecedented 75 acquisition approvals in the final quarter of 2021, the first quarter of 2022 started off at a slower pace with 31...
10 May. 2022
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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Geography Plays Potential Role in Water IOU Mitigation Strategies for PFAS 

With state and federal governments increasing their focus on PFAS regulations, public water systems, including investor-owned utilities, will need to make significant investments to meet...
21 Apr. 2022
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2022 

2021 will go down as the most active year for utility acquisitions in Bluefield’s U.S. private water market records to date. The number of approved...
28 Feb. 2022
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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Municipal Water Challenges and Opportunities: 5 Key Issues to Consider in Your 2022 Strategy 

In Bluefield's final client webcast of 2021, our team of water experts discuss what lies ahead in 2022 for the municipal water sector including market...
8 Dec. 2021
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U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q4 2021 

Despite fewer third-quarter approvals than initially anticipated, 2021 is still on track to become the most active year in terms of utility acquisitions in the...
5 Dec. 2021
Quarterly ReviewReviews of the research of the past quarter, trends and insights
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Third-Party O&M for Water and Wastewater Utilities: Contracts, Competitive Landscape, and Trends 

The third-party O&M services segment has garnered significant attention in recent months. The changing market environment presents an opportunity for third-party service providers to capitalize on their...
30 Nov. 2021
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Inframark-ESG Build Water O&M Portfolio via M&A 

On 15 October 2021, Pennsylvania-based Inframark announced its acquisition of ESG Operations, a municipal and industrial operations & maintenance services company. The new company will...
12 Nov. 2021
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NextEra Signals Approaching Water-Energy Convergence 

On 20 October 2021, during its third-quarter earnings call, NextEra Energy Inc.’s management team announced the acquisition of 17 regulated water and two wastewater utility...
4 Nov. 2021
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