Severn Trent Water
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Despite suffering pressure from the downturn, Gordon Cope finds optimism for growth in the water testing sector, sparked by increasing number of substances requiring regulation.
The US-based water equipment and services business can justify its place in Severn Trent plc’s portfolio, despite the trend towards demerging non-regulated activities.
The removal of a key loan covenant by the Asian Development Bank could prove vital for the future of the Melamchi water supply project.
Suez and Veolia witnessed spectacular share appreciation in 2006 – albeit for different reasons. Meanwhile, private equity interest in UK stocks means that valuations in the sector are now stretched to the limit.
The company has bolstered its position in the UK water consultancy market – but has lost key staff in the process.
UK interims reveal a mixed picture as investment programmes progress Vol 7, Issue 12 (December 2006)
The rash of UK interim results announcements saw more of Thames’ profits leak away, while Yorkshire was stung by an instant ratings downgrade.
Rising energy bills are starting to eat into the UK water sector’s profits.
* There has been a flurry of interest in the UK water market. The publicly quoted water companies came in with a strong set of full-year results (see story p8).
Are the English water companies getting too focused?
Despite a £30 billion investment bill, the quoted UK water companies think that their shareholders need money more than they do. Andrew Cavenagh reports on this year’s results season.