On 3 November 2020, Badger Meter, a U.S.-based provider of water utility metering solutions, announced its acquisition of s::can GmbH for €27.0 million (US$31.7 million) in an all-cash deal.
The s::can acquisition represents a new strategic direction for Badger by expanding the firm’s capabilities into distribution network management, beyond its core position in metering & customer management.
In this Research Note:
- Badger’s new strategic direction expanding into distribution network management
- Growing competition in the online water quality monitoring space
- Role of COVID-19 pandemic in portfolio diversification of leading water metering & AMI players