Bluefield Research tracks M&A transactions and their impacts on competitive landscape. This Data Insight is focused on technology, equipment & services deals.
From Q1 2014 into Q3 2017, Bluefield has tracked 245 water M&A deals– with a total transaction value of US$81 billion. A few, large acquisitions include Suez’s takeover of GE Water, Jacobs Engineering’s acquisition of CH2M, and SNC-Lavalin’s purchase of WS Atkins.
Forecasted demand for infrastructure rehabilitation projects, and demand for water and wastewater services are driving deals across the industry value chain. Key segments of high activity include, engineering & construction, smart water, or digital technology applications, and pipe equipment.
For more M&A analysis, see our report: Water Mergers and Acquisitions: Key Trends in a Changing Global Landscape or visit our water M&A page.