Aguas de Antofagasta

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Desalting tales Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

  • After half a decade of torpor, the Saudi Arabian desalination market – the largest in the world – sprang back into life in April with two major contract awards for plants at...
  • Cape Town is preparing to fast-track its first ever desalination plant and its first potable reuse plant in an attempt to mitigate the effects of a drought which has left it with only 100 days of water in storage...
  • New standards for the quality of treated municipal sewage in India are expected to unleash a flood of new tertiary treatment and nutrient removal projects, and could be written into law next month...
  • Aguas de Antofagasta last month announced a $300 million four-year infrastructure investment programme, which includes up to $...

ADASA’s capex plan boost focuses on desal Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

Revised population growth numbers have convinced the concessionaire to increase its desalination spend. Wastewater is a poor second.

Chile winter woes Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

  • Private water operators in Chile were caught unawares in late December after a group of MPs managed to pass a bill which threatens to do away with the minimum guaranteed regulatory return that they have enjoyed since the early days of privatisation...
  • The news is particularly troubling for Colombian multiutility EPM, which paid over the odds to acquire Chilean water concessionaire Aguas de Antofagasta in 2015. As if the threat of a financial haircut wasn’t bad enough, the Antofagasta deal is under scrutiny by...

Chilean private water market spooked by new legislation Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

A recent parliamentary vote threatens to jeopardise regulatory certainty for international investors in the Chilean water market. The fall-out could be catastrophic for the sector.

EPM’s internationalisation strategy goes under the spotlight Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

The 2015 takeover of Chilean water concessionaire Aguas de Antofagasta has been blasted by a watchdog following accusations that Colombia’s EPM overpaid for the asset, while leaving local customers without proper access to drinking water.

Mergers and acquisitions in the water sector (2000-2015) Vol 17, Issue 1 (January 2016)

This month’s chart offers evidence that what mergers and acquisitions activity in the global water sector may have lost in terms of deal flow in 2015, it more than made up for in value.

Americas Water In Brief Vol 16, Issue 6 (June 2015)

AquiSense Technologies has closed a Series A funding round in tandem with the acquisitions of Halma’s mercury-free PearlAqua UV-C LED technology line and UV-C LED device testing company Dot Metrics Technologies.

Latin leads Vol 16, Issue 5 (May 2015)

  • Blackstone’s Global Water Development Partners has signed a memorandum of understanding with Pemex to develop BOT (build-operate-transfer) water and wastewater treatment plants serving the oil giant’s upstream and downstream facilities in Mexico...
  • EPM, the publicly owned multi-utility serving Medellín in Colombia, has bought Aguas de Antofagasta (ADASA) in Chile for $965 million...
  • The Aguas de Antofagasta deal also brings EPM into the desalination sector: it will operate the La Chimba plant in Antofagasta...

Chile unveils municipal desalination roll-out Vol 16, Issue 5 (May 2015)

Much of Chile’s desalination infrastructure was built to serve the mining industry. A new wave of municipal projects is set to change all that.

EPM re-prices Chilean water concessions market Vol 16, Issue 5 (May 2015)

The Colombian multi-utility has gained a foothold in the Chilean water sector by agreeing to buy Aguas de Antofagasta for $965 million. Can it justify the historically rich multiple?