Forecasted demand for infrastructure rehabilitation projects, and demand for water and wastewater services in developed and developing markets have made it a seller’s market. Competition is heavy among established players, outsiders looking in, and private equity firms looking to capitalize.
In 2017, the technology, equipment & services segment has so far yielded US$26.9 billion in transaction values, up from US$25.7 billion for all of 2016. North America has accounted for 48% of those transactions.
In this Data Insight, Bluefield water experts analyze:
- Global M&A Trends across the Water Industry
- M&A in the Technology, Equipment & Services Segment
- Top Completed and Pending Deals in 2017
As part of our ongoing analysis of the global water industry, Bluefield Research tracks mergers & acquisitions, globally, to evaluate emerging trends and industry signposts shaping company strategies.
For more in-depth analysis, see our recent report: Water Mergers and Acquisitions: Key Trends in a Changing Global Landscape