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Quarterly Review
30 Aug 2022

U.S. Private Water: Key Trends, M&A Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2022 
Since the start of 2022, several deals have surfaced in which a midsized-to-large local player is fully divesting its water and wastewater business to a bigger fish. With a competitive M&A market driving top-dollar purchase prices, Bluefield speculates that local players are capitalizing on large payout opportunities in view of looming regulatory, environmental, and economic pressures.

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Danaher Sets Leading Water Business Free 

On 14 September 2022, Danaher Corporation announced its intention to spin off its environmental & applied solutions business unit as an independent, publicly traded company....
3 Oct. 2022
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The Silver Tsunami Meets the Great Resignation: Trends, Drivers, and Solutions for the Shifting Water Workforce 

The global water sector is in the midst of a severe labor crunch, with long-term structural employment trends exacerbated by a sharp uptick in retirement...
21 Sep. 2022
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Manila Water Sets Table for Expansion 

The fingerprints of Manila Water’s new owner, Trident Water, are emerging. Since Filipino billionaire Enrique Razon’s Prime Strategic Holdings acquired a 52% voting stake in...
20 Sep. 2022
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Competition for Water Increases between Cleantech and Community Stakeholders 

To meet expanding EV production, the global pipeline for new gigafactories (i.e., battery manufacturing facilities) has climbed to 304 factories. In Europe alone, Bluefield has...
6 Sep. 2022
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Saur, Aqualia Shift Global Water Strategies 

On 21 July 2022, French water management company Saur announced the divestment of its municipal water management business in Colombia to Aqualia. As part of...
18 Aug. 2022
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Europe Recovery Funds Flow to Water Industry 

From February 2021 through May 2022, the European Commission approved Member State payment requests as part of its Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) with a...
4 Aug. 2022
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CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION ONLY Global Water

Global Water: Key Trends, Policy Activity, Market Outlook, Q3 2022 

Globally, water markets and companies are addressing a wide range of challenges, from climate-related impacts to supply chain disruptions. As anticipated, nearly all companies mention...
20 Jul. 2022
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Hydrogen to Spark Water-Focused Strategies 

Globally, the transition towards zero-carbon power and transportation infrastructure is accelerating, as demonstrated by the growing list of green hydrogen-project announcements from Australia to Europe.
9 Jul. 2022
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Global Desalination: Market Trends, Ownership Rankings, and Forecast, 2022–2028 

Climate shifts are putting additional stress on existing water supplies in select markets like Australia, the western U.S. and Latin America. At the same time,...
30 Jun. 2022
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U.S. Municipal Water & Wastewater Utility Rate Index, 2022 

Bluefield Research has embarked on our annual analysis of the water and wastewater rates in the U.S. and the associated impacts on residential water and...
16 Jun. 2022
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