31 articles about "KPMG"

Europe in brief Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

AIM-listed leak detection specialist Water Intelligence has raised £4.2 million via a placing and subscription, whilst agreeing to buy out two of its American Leak Detection franchises in the United States for $1.9 million.

Latin lovers Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

  • A broad array of top-flight international consultancy firms – including KPMG, EY, Accenture, CH2M, Bain, and PwC – are among the 20 consortia shortlisted by Brazilian stateowned bank BNDES earlier this month to map out the creation of private sector concessions in six state water operators.
  • Colombia and Peru, too, are looking for ways to smooth out impediments to getting water PPPs over the finish-line.

Europe water in brief Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

Greek and Israeli micro-irrigation companies Rivulis Irrigation and Eurodrip have agreed to merge in a deal which will see Israeli private equity fund FIMI Opportunity Funds retain a majority stake in the surviving entity.

Procurement picks up with new CEO arriving at Omani desalination offtaker Vol 17, Issue 11 (November 2016)

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has provided one of the most stable project flows in the region. With a new top man on the way, even more projects are set to hit the market.

Recycle or bust Vol 16, Issue 10 (October 2015)

  • Iran is looking to a novel private finance model to bring up to $10 billion of investment into its wastewater sector...

  • The irony is that the use of treated sewage effluent sales to finance wastewater investment was first pioneered by Iran’s arch-enemy Saudi Arabia...
  • The new cities will join Riyadh, Jeddah, Medina, Mecca, Dammam and Al-Khobar on the conveyor belt towards privatisation. KPMG is now advising the NWC on strategies for bringing in the private sector...

The price of success Vol 16, Issue 7 (July 2015)

Being aligned is fundamental to the success of a contract, says Ian Elkins.

MIDDLE EAST WATER IN BRIEF Vol 14, Issue 12 (December 2013)

Dutch infrastructure consultancy Arcadis has been given a letter of award for a two-year contract starting in the New Year to create a water master plan for the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

PWA takes troubled ProSep private Vol 14, Issue 11 (November 2013)

Start-up Produced Water Absorbents has taken on the challenge of restoring loss-making Canadian produced water specialist ProSep to profitability. CEO Neil Poxon talks to GWI about his plans to turn the business around.

Riyadh supply tops NWC’s capex plans Vol 13, Issue 12 (December 2012)

The capital spending blitz that will underpin water and wastewater privatisation in Saudi Arabia has been overtaken by an emergency project to address summer shortages in the capital city.

Advisers start work on Saudi privatisation Vol 13, Issue 11 (November 2012)

The appointment of advisers for the Kingdom’s long-awaited water privatisation programme means the time for talk is over. Sustainable financing is still a major hurdle.