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England & Wales lead international comparators Vol 5, Issue 5 (May 2004)

David Lloyd Owen reviews Ofwat’s international comparison of water company performance.

Ka-Shing swoops on Cambridge Vol 5, Issue 5 (May 2004)

Hong Kong’s property tycoon has paid the full price for Cambridge Water. What is in it for him?

REGULATION AND DEREGULATION Vol 5, Issue 5 (May 2004)

The environment councillor for the northeastern Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Gianfranco Moretton, has announced that concessions to run water services in the region’s five ATOs will be awarded through public tenders.

Demerger puts South Staffs in play Vol 5, Issue 4 (April 2004)

The options for the water-only firm seem to be more leverage or Severn Trent.

Financial buyers queue for PFI stakes Vol 5, Issue 4 (April 2004)

The secondary market for investments in Scotland’s wastewater BOOT projects has come alive. UK correspondent Andrew Cavenagh looks at who is trading.

MEPs reject water liberalisation strategy Vol 5, Issue 4 (April 2004)

It looks as if the private sector will not be able to rely on the EU to force water privatisation across the continent. The decision is welcomed in Germany.

THE UK SCENE Vol 5, Issue 4 (April 2004)

In Britain, the government warned of “significant real price rises” to enable water companies to meet their quality targets.

Breaking up Thames International Vol 5, Issue 3 (March 2004)

Thames is looking at the options for its international portfolio. There are a number of complications.

COMPANY NEWS Vol 5, Issue 3 (March 2004)

Another company with a new name is Philadelphia Suburban Corporation, which reported full year results earlier this month as Aqua America.

DEMERGERS Vol 5, Issue 3 (March 2004)

South Staffordshire Group confirmed that it was considering demerging its regulated water business.