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Are sell-offs on the cards?
Bids for the company were submitted in early April.
The former Swan Group man restated the case for mergers last month.
Before its acquisition by RWE, Thames Water had already drafted a plan to divide Thames Water International into three separate regions; Thames Water Utilities in the UK was to be the fourth.
Water tech stocks have performed steadily in recent months and offer an alternative to traditional utility shares.
The water business in England and Wales is now an enticing prospect for banks and private equity firms.
The end of Ofwat.
The bid breathed new life into the utilities sector.
Turned down, but for how long?