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Rising interest rates play havoc with UK regulator’s calculations Vol 4, Issue 11 (November 2003)

The cost of capital is the key issue in the price review process. It is becoming very difficult to predict.

Scottish PFIs begin to stir Vol 4, Issue 11 (November 2003)

Uncertainty over the next review period is a dampener on corporate activity in the English water market. But there may yet be some action in Scotland.

Suez and Nalco part Vol 4, Issue 11 (November 2003)

The chemicals business was a drag on Suez’s third quarter. Moody’s doesn’t like it either.

UK water sector rises with wider market gains Vol 4, Issue 11 (November 2003)

Publication of companies’ plans for the next review period makes little impact.

What price the environment? Vol 4, Issue 11 (November 2003)

UK water bills may become a political liability. How can they be cut?

A multipolar world of water Vol 4, Issue 10 (October 2003)

The direction of capital flows in the water industry is changing. It is good for everyone.

Poznan progress despite PPP on hold Vol 4, Issue 10 (October 2003)

Poland’s western-most city was about to embrace western finance. It isn’t now.

SE Water carried on refinancing wave Vol 4, Issue 10 (October 2003)

As the price review casts a shadow over the UK water and sewage companies, interest has switched to the water-onlies.

CORPORATE Vol 4, Issue 9 (September 2003)

France: Suez completed the sale of Nalco to a consortium comprised of the Blackstone Group, Apollo Management and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners.

Thames Water plays key role in RWE restructuring Vol 4, Issue 9 (September 2003)

Thames Water is to take a 51% stake in RWE Aqua. There are also better than expected synergies between Innogy and Thames in the UK.