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AMP6 review looms large over modest UK results Vol 15, Issue 6 (June 2014)

UK water companies posted modest profits in most cases, despite some uncertainty over Ofwat’s upcoming review.

David Lloyd Owen - Sunk or in the swim? Some new ideas about investing in water assets Vol 15, Issue 6 (June 2014)

Sunk or in the swim? Some new ideas about investing in water assets

EUROPE WATER IN BRIEF Vol 15, Issue 6 (June 2014)

Thames Water has issued a tender for the Tideway Tunnel Scheme, inviting bids for the contract to finance and operate the new sewer tunnel as an independent infrastucture provider.

A lesson in how to play the pipes Vol 15, Issue 4 (April 2014)

Initial public offerings from Polypipe and Advanced Drainage Systems will enable investors to ride the nascent recovery in the UK and US construction sectors. Playing the wider market remains a challenge.

EUROPE WATER IN BRIEF Vol 15, Issue 4 (April 2014)

Australian pension fund State Infrastructure Holdings 1 Pty Limited has taken a 10% stake in Kelda Holdings, the parent company of Yorkshire Water.

MARKET DREAMS Vol 15, Issue 4 (April 2014)

After a long pause, there is finally a trickle of water-related IPOs in the market. Polypipe, the UK’s largest plastic pipe manufacturer, priced at 245p on 11 April valuing, the company at £490 million.

Ofwat re-evaluates merger regime Vol 15, Issue 4 (April 2014)

The regulator appears to have softened its stance towards UK water mergers.

Thames Tideway weighs up leverage options Vol 15, Issue 4 (April 2014)

The proposed Thames sewer tunnel is not considered ‘public’ enough to receive explicit government support. What are the implications for the project’s gearing?

Tideway places Thames’ ratings under threat Vol 15, Issue 4 (April 2014)

The repercussions of the Thames Tideway sewer tunnel could be felt by all Thames Water’s bondholders.

UU faces £1bn spat with Ofwat Vol 15, Issue 4 (April 2014)

Shares in one of the UK’s largest water and sewerage groups sold off earlier this month as the regulator disagreed with its inflated spending plans.