157 articles about "Siemens"
The M&A scene in America is changing. Diversified industrials and private equity are the new buyers while valuations have become more realistic following the high point of the late 1990s, says Steve Maxwell*.
Siemens’ $993 million acquisition of US Filter’s systems and services businesses brings another heavyweight industrial into the water equipment market to compete alongside ITT and GE.
The Kingdom’s water and sewerage services must be expanded but it will cost.
Veolia has sold the bulk of its US business to Siemens, the German electrical engineer. Including CEO Andy Seidel.
As the long talked-of crisis in water availability becomes a reality in the world’s most pressed regions, the need to fully exploit every supply option is becoming ever more urgent. Among these options, the long established technology of desalination appears to be enjoying a period of unprecedented expansion.
PROJECT FINANCING OF ABU DHABI’S SHUWEIHAT IWPP is not progressing as smoothly as anticipated. The original financial closing date was 22 October but it is uncertain if the deal will close before the start of the Holy month of Ramadan.
Last month’s GWI reported that Aguas Argentinas will increase tariffs in line with inflation plus 3.9% annually for the period 2001 to 2003. The new tariff will allow the company to increase its annual income and fulfil investment commitments in Buenos Aires over the next five years. This article, written by Barry Walton, certifier to the Aguas Argentinas concession, addresses some of the issues brought into focus by the price negotiations and expansion plans. In attempting to set prices and other measurables in an international context, the article seeks to contribute to the extension of such comparators where local information may be lacking. GWI hopes this is of considerable benefit to banks, corporate investors and technical operators of other large water and sewerage concessions.