8 articles about "Enia"
* On 26 March, the Italian Senate gave the final go-ahead to a law abolishing optimum territorial areas (ATOs) in charge of water and wastewater services
Italy could finally be opening the doors to more public-private partnerships in its water sector, after a new decree was issued in early September effectively outlawing "in-house"awards to former municipally- owned companies.
The merger of Enìa and Iride was signed on 30 October. Disagreements over the balance of power may have precipitated Hera’s exit from the merger.
* A new water fund was listed on the LSE on 24 July, raising €60 million.
* Suez Environnement (as it now wishes to be known in English), has set the date of 22 July for its debut on the stock exchange.
The three-way merger between Enìa, Hera and Iride will create Italy’s second largest water supplier. The withdrawal of Acea from the merger talks could provide Suez with a chance to boost its stake.
* Agbar’s net profits fell 17.3% in the first quarter of 2008 to €37.9 million, despite a 9.7% rise in operating income to €753.9 million and a 23.8% increase in profits from operations to €112.6 million.
There has been a tenfold increase in the assets under management by specialist water funds since September 2005. With general infrastructure funds growing apace, is the market being driven by investor demand?