M&A Due Diligence Support for Private Equity Firm


Delivering market sizing, forecasts, and competitive analysis en route to acquisition of operations & maintenance service provider

The Challenge

Bluefield was requested to support a financial investor in developing a coherent acquisition position for operations & maintenance (O&M) services in the U.S. water sector– municipal and industrial. Key questions addressed included insights into the O&M services segment, the competitive landscape, and potential growth opportunities outside current business activities.

Bluefield Engagement

Over the course of the project phases, Bluefield sized the U.S. municipal market for O&M services, leveraged in-house datasets of company contracts, and evaluated adjacent opportunities for growth post-acquisition.

Critical to the project’s success and rapid delivery were Bluefield’s pre-existing understanding of key drivers, utility perspectives, and market trends developed in the U.S. & Canada Municipal Water and Industrial Water Insight Services. The Bluefield team was at-the-ready to tap into a an existing network of industry contacts for geographic and company research to evaluate successful trends and procurement strategies.

Accelerating Outcomes

The client proceeded to successfully acquired the firms and subsequently went on to roll-up other significant assets through the support of Bluefield’s analysis.

Helping companies navigate the water landscape

Whether you’re focused on transformational technologies and regulatory developments or looking for third-party validation to enter or understand an established space, Bluefield’s team of water experts has the depth in industry expertise and contacts to fit your needs.