Digital 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 digital hardware, software, and services offerings. The rapid growth of the digital water market has also opened the door to increased investment by private equity (PE) firms seeking higher returns than those typically found in the municipal water & wastewater sector.
This new Research Note analyzes:
- Global water M&A deal flow by segment, 2015-2020
- Private equity-backed digital water platform plays, 2015-2020
- The impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on PE activity in the digital water sector