Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2021
The global digital water market has reached a turning point in the COVID-19 crisis. Digital water project activity remains depressed, with total project announcements in 2020 falling 4.3% relative to 2019, as the pandemic continues to present financial and logistical challenges to utilities and vendors. Meanwhile, digital water M&A deal flow and early-stage funding both saw double-digit growth in 2020 despite a mid-year slump, underscoring investor’s expectations of long-term growth opportunities in the digital segment in the face of near-term headwinds.
In this Quarterly Insight:
- Bluefield takeaway
- Global project activity
- Mergers & acquisitions
- Venture capital activity
- Adjacent digital water segments