Register with Bluefield for immediate, free access
to water market data and analysis.
Login

U.S. Investor-Owned Utilities M&A Update: 2013 – Q3 2016

10 November 2016
Data Insight

The highly fragmented U.S. water landscape continues to evolve with  investor-owned utilities scaling their positions through mergers & acquisitions (M&A). Central to this evolution are municipalities, and private water system owners seeking alternative solutions to confront rising capital and operating costs associated with tightening environmental regulations, deteriorating infrastructure, and rising demand.

So far this year, Bluefield Research’s quarterly analysis of M&A deal-flow for IOUs shows the volume and value of activity outpacing 2015. More than US$448 million of acquisitions for 25 deals have been completed through the first three quarters of this year, pushing the executed total value since the start of 2013 to more than US$988 million over 125 deals.

This Data Insight features analysis of:

  • Private M&A deals, including number of completed deals by quarter, connections added, and total deal value
  • Analysis of pending private water deals
  • Analysis of purchasing price per connection

Companies Mentioned

// // // // // // // // // // // //

More Research

$1250

This Data Insight is only available to insight service clients. Interested in becoming a client?

Learn more about our services »

Contact us »

Share with colleagues





"Wastewater treatment usually takes a back seat to drinking water which is more at the forefront of people’s minds in terms of public health and safety.” @ErinBonneyCasey on @Marketplace. hubs.ly/H0T3KCn0 by @KA_marketplace #WastewaterTreatment

27 Jul 2021 • Future of Water
A Review: State of the Water Industry

13 Jul 2021 • Future of Water
The “Amazon Effect” on Water

26 Jul 2021 How Technology is Changing What Happens After You Flush

30 Jun 2021 Making Water in a Desert, From Sunlight and Air