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AGUAS ARGENTINAS – the SLdE/Agbar majority owned concessionaire – has renegotiated its 30-year water and sewerage concession in Buenos Aires.
VIVENDI ENVIRONNEMENT (VE) has won the concession to manage the city of Prague’s water supply and sewerage systems in a consortium with AWG. The Czech government will receive €174 million for a 66% stake in the Prague water utility, Prazské vodovody a kanalizace (PVK).
THE PROJECT TO BUILD an aqueduct to carry 350-400Mm<sup>3/year of water from the Rhone to Barcelona’s 4.5 million population is taking shape.
SÃO PAULO state governor Mario Covas is said to be considering the sale of 38% of the state’s 88% ordinary shareholding in Sabesp to a private sector partner.
THAMES WATER has completed its purchase of Chilean water utility Essbio, paying $336 million for a majority 50.9% stake. Thames made a winning bid of $282.3 million for a 42% shareholding in Essbio in September 2000, beating a rival offer from Vivendi (see GWI, Vol. 1, Issue 5, p.4).
THE BOLIVIAN WATER SERVICES UTILITY, Aguas del Illimani has completed a draft feasibility study for the $52 million Choqueyapu river clean-up project.
The progressive consolidation of the water industry continued in 2000, if at a slower pace than last year. Several notable transactions, most recently RWE’s acquisition of Thames Water, prompted GWI to ask Avalon Trust’s Owen Quattlebaum what this means for investment fund managers focused on water. This month’s Investor’s View contains Mr Quattlebaum’s response.
Shares of UK water companies ended November in decline following the release of half-year results showing an industry-wide average drop in pre-tax profits of around one third on profit levels for the same period a year ago.
A REPORT by the Paris region’s audit commission (CRC) has suggested that water bills paid by the city’s residents could have been lower over the past ten years.
THE FRENCH WATER SERVICES COMPANY, Groupe des Eaux de Marseille (GEM) has won its first major contract in Algeria for the rehabilitation of the water supply network in the capital, Algiers.