GE Water

74 articles about "GE Water"

CORPORATES Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

  • Suez held an investor day earlier this month to introduce Suez Water Technologies & Solutions, the newly formed subsidiary which incorporates its GE Water acquisition. Despite promising to increase...
  • Veolia issued a €500 million 3-year bond with a negative yield last month. It is the first time that investors have been prepared to take a capital loss to hold a BBB-rated bond: a sure sign that they are no longer...
  • Severn Trent Services, the US-based contract operations business which was sold by its UK parent earlier this year, has been rebranded as Inframark. CEO Stephane Bouvier tells GWI...

Suez integrates Optimatics into its network of digital solutions Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

A new partnership with a fast-growing software start-up will enhance Suez’s suite of digital water capabilities for municipal water networks. Adapting the optimisation engine to address the industrial market will prove more of a challenge.

Will the new Pentair go digital? Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

As Pentair faces up to its future as a water-only equipment firm, maximising the value of its product portfolio will require quick action on smart water.

Apres GE Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

  • There seems to be a deluge of mergers and acquisitions activity in the sector, following in the wake of Suez’s €3.2 billion acquisition of GE Water. Severn Trent is looking for buyers for its US contract ops business. Macquarie is looking to sell a 55% stake in the Aquarion Water Company. Aqualyng is understood to be negotiating a significant new deal...
  • The Severn Trent Services sale is likely to attract a lot of interest, despite the fact that the contract operations market has been sluggish (last year, revenues at the big five operators declined 1.9% overall, according to our survey on p10). STS had revenues of $188 million last year, which is a good size for a platform acquisition, and unlike...
  • Having received an approach late last year from CH2M Hill, UK-based engineering firm WS Atkins is now mulling a $3.5 billion offer from Canadian engineer SNC-Lavalin. Partly thanks to the parallel M&A activities already undertaken by the two firms, the combination would create...

Operators diversify to offset sluggish contract ops growth Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

The top five private water operators in North America are increasingly battling over a pool of existing contracts. Differentiation will be the key to future success.

Solenis establishes new digital blueprint for industrial water growth Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

The former Ashland water treatment business has restored profitability and boosted its automation and control offering since being bought out by private equity in 2014. Artificial intelligence and predictive analytics are next on the agenda.

Europe water in brief Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

Two infrastructure support businesses once owned by regulated UK water utilities have been sold this month.

Water company operating profit performance in 2016 Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

2016 was not a great year for growth, but it did offer scope for margin improvement. Not everything is what it seems in our round-up of last year’s full-year results from the major quoted water companies.

The difference a deal makes Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

Christopher Gasson looks at the broader implications of Suez’s acquisition of GE Water for the water industry.

America nudges up to new high Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

Despite the fact that some stocks had a roller-coaster ride this month, the Americas segment of our index hit a new high. Tariff troubles in Brazil took the shine off the numbers.