Aquatech International Corporation

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Filling the mid-size niche in ZLD Vol 19, Issue 4 (April 2018)

The zero liquid discharge market is often thought of as brine concentrators and crystallisers, but these are unsuitable for lower wastewater flows. Charlie Walker ponders the prospects for the mid-size market.

Drilling down into water treatment trends in the US shale plays Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

With rig counts at their highest in over two years, and the industry adjusting to the new low oil price environment, the unconventional O&G sector in the United States is ramping up production again. What does it mean for water treatment?

The top 30 prices paid for water assets in 2016 Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

A revival of big-ticket M&A activity in water last year is sign of things to come. Several even bigger deals are awaiting closure in 2017.

Putting the heat on thermal brine technology Vol 17, Issue 11 (November 2016)

Alternatives to the traditional brine concentration solutions of evaporators, crystallisers and reverse osmosis units are having mixed fortunes in the market at the moment. GWI looks at the prospects for a shakeout.

A new life Vol 17, Issue 8 (August 2016)

  • Abengoa seems to have sealed its financial restructuring with a €1.169 billion capital investment from a consortium of investors. The deal won’t save Abengoa Water’s portfolio of desal assets, however. Investors were told on 16 August that the company’s interests in projects in...
  • Aquatech International is drawing up a growth strategy after taking on Ecolab as a minority investor...

Aquatech gears up for differentiated growth following Ecolab’s capital injection Vol 17, Issue 8 (August 2016)

The water treatment specialist has struggled to grow its revenue base, despite a highly differentiated industrial offering. MD Devesh Sharma believes that access to Ecolab’s contact book and chemistry know-how will enable the business to double within five years.

Mergermania Vol 17, Issue 6 (June 2016)

  • The number of sizeable corporate water assets being prepped for sale has risen appreciably in the past month, paving the way for a bumper crop of mergers and acquisitions in the second half of 2016. Among the properties said to be on the block are Pentair’s $1.8 billion-a-year valves and controls business, which represents...
  • Also up for sale are Badger Meter and Sensus USA, both of which are hoping to take advantage of investor appetite for metering assets, following the $5.1 billion sale of Elster to Honeywell at the end of last year...
  • Marketing two metering companies at the same time is an interesting proposition, but risks depressing the valuations on both. Badger is already fully valued, which leaves little room for a buyer to offer the sort of premium that would make the deal a no-brainer...
  • The Chinese have already sealed the purchase of Test-America, the former laboratories business that Severn Trent jettisoned in the mid-2000s. Like Sensus, the $240 million-a-year business has been under private equity ownership since 2003, and since then has consolidated its sprawling portfolio of lab testing facilities in order to satisfy its private equity masters...
  • Another cross-border deal struck by a private equity-backed firm looking to go global was Italmatch’s purchase of Compass Chemical. The deal will create a $150 million-a-year...
  • Aquatech International, the Pennsylvania-based advanced water treatment company, is said to have sold 40% of its equity to Ecolab in a deal which involves an option to acquire the remainder of the business at a reportedly rich multiple...
  • XPV Capital is also looking for its first successful exit among the cluster of companies which received funding from its first fund. Therma-Flite, which offers thermal desorption solutions for sludge drying applications, received a $...

Americas in brief Vol 16, Issue 12 (December 2015)

As GWI went to press, the sierra snowpack in California stood at 83% of the average for this time of year – more than twice the value on the same date last year.

China in brief Vol 16, Issue 11 (November 2015)

Water project developer Sound Global has fully redeemed its US$150 million bond two years early, seeking to reassure investors of its cashflows ahead of a 24 November board meeting to approve the publication of its long-delayed annual results for the year ending 31 December 2014.

Middle East Water in Brief Vol 16, Issue 9 (September 2015)

Emirati project developer Utico has signed a water purchase agreement for the solar-powered desalination plant it is developing in a joint venture with Spanish firm Cobra in Ras Al Khaimah.