15 articles about "Sound Global"
Veolia Water has made its first major investment in the Chinese market since 2007.
Declines at Veolia and Suez Environnement crimped the performance of the wider GWI Water Index this month. Meanwhile, a trio of issuers unveiled plans for dilutive secondary offerings.
The next move in Shanghai Industrial’s game of water chess will be to float a portion of Asia Water on the Hong Kong stock exchange. It also plans to move into desalination.
Asia’s listed water stocks failed to benefit from investor interest in emerging markets last year. The GWI Asia Index ended the year down 23%.
A strong performance by Asian water stocks this month helped to wipe out last month’s losses. With more and more companies being taken private, investors are being forced to re-allocate resources elsewhere.
Asian stocks were the biggest fallers in the GWI Global Water Index this month, as export fears began to hit home. The debut of Xylem provided a bright spot, with more water pure-plays expected to float in the New Year.
Chinese water companies are taking their first steps overseas. Kathy Liu assesses the challenges and opportunities.
An essentially flat month for water stocks belied the wider contagion in the markets. Meanwhile, renewed hopes of a new M&A wave in the UK regulated water sector were short-lived.
An unusually active month for CEO departures failed to rock the boat as far as broader water stock performance was concerned. Rumblings of increased M&A activity could have a positive effect going forward.
The Asian segment of the GWI Water Index flatlined throughout 2010. What is the prognosis for 2011?