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The cost of capital is the key issue in the price review process. It is becoming very difficult to predict.
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.
The chemicals business was a drag on Suez’s third quarter. Moody’s doesn’t like it either.
Publication of companies’ plans for the next review period makes little impact.
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.