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Where is Saur headed next? Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

A newly announced growth plan looks like the latest step in a carefully crafted process to prepare Saur for sale. Ian Elkins asks whether it will remain in French hands.

Outperformance Vol 17, Issue 1 (January 2016)

  • Water stocks outperformed the rest of the stock market by a convincing margin last year, according to GWI’s annual water investment review. Overall, the GWI Global Water Index was up 7.1% last year, in comparison to the MSCI World Index, which fell by 0.3%...
  • The list of the year’s top ten performing stocks includes four Chinese companies, each of which gained more than 40% in value last year, despite the gyrations of the Chinese stock exchanges...
  • The Chinese water sector continues to attract short sellers. Shares in Beijing Enterprises Water Group have lost 20% of their value since GMT Research published accusations that the company was inflating its bottom line through its choice of accounting standards...

Water funds take stock as performance gap widens Vol 17, Issue 1 (January 2016)

Specialist water funds in Europe had another stellar year in 2015, although US-based strategies struggled to maintain momentum. Who were the winners and losers last year?

European water index closes out 2015 on an all-time high Vol 17, Issue 1 (January 2016)

Improved sentiment around Veolia and Suez saw the companies’ share prices regain levels not seen since 2010. How long can the good feeling last?

Mundaring eschews bond for refi Vol 16, Issue 9 (September 2015)

The choice of a loan to refinance a BOT in Western Australia has minimised the dilution impact on the sponsor’s returns. The refinancing risk remains.

YW’s fresh take on derivatives Vol 16, Issue 6 (June 2015)

Following a ratings downgrade in April, Yorkshire Water has reduced the near-term risk in its swaps portfolio. The solution did not come cheap.

Retail investors pile into water funds Vol 16, Issue 1 (January 2015)

Strong inflows into specialist sector funds last year show that the water investment theme is increasingly being embraced by retail investors. Institutions in North America continue to suffer from a lack of available outlets.

Red carpets and Parisienne walkways Vol 15, Issue 2 (February 2014)

GWI presents the list of companies and projects which have been shortlisted for this year’s Global Water Awards.

The rush to create alpha out of water Vol 15, Issue 1 (January 2014)

Healthy inflows into specialist water funds in 2013 are evidence of a resurgence of interest in sustainable investment themes. Who were the winners and losers last year?

EUROPE WATER IN BRIEF Vol 14, Issue 11 (November 2013)

Liv Garfield will take over from Tony Wray as CEO of Severn Trent next spring. She is currently CEO of BT's local access network division Openreach.