732 articles in United Kingdom
UK water bills may become a political liability. How can they be cut?
The direction of capital flows in the water industry is changing. It is good for everyone.
Poland’s western-most city was about to embrace western finance. It isn’t now.
As the price review casts a shadow over the UK water and sewage companies, interest has switched to the water-onlies.
France: Suez completed the sale of Nalco to a consortium comprised of the Blackstone Group, Apollo Management and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners.
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.
It seems that the less water you have the less you pay for it.
Water companies could find it hard to raise the funds required for their investment programmes over the next pricing period.
Germany: Energy group Eon sold its controlling interest of 80.5% in Gelsenswasser to a consortium made up of the municipalities of Dortmund and Bochum
UK: The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) closed a £1.87 billion structured bond issue for Southern Water. RBS structured the transaction and was the joint arranger, lead manager and bookrunner.