721 articles about "Veolia"

Hung, drawn and quartered Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

A flat month for the GWI Global Water Index belied a complex array of catalysts which resulted in many stocks falling on the back of weaker than expected quarterly results.

French majors diverge as Veolia boosts global growth Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

The half-year results of the two largest private water groups show that while both suffered from a slowdown in construction activity, Veolia was more successful at attracting international business. Suez is already fighting back aggressively.

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority are planning a feasibility study into the creation of a strategic water connection between their respective potable water networks.

Going Public Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

  • Evoqua has filed for an initial public offering of its shares, which will return the company to the stock exchange as a stand-alone entity for the first time since 1999, when the old USFilter was bought out by Veolia (then Vivendi). It is a totally different animal these days, having received a new lease of life under...
  • Having lost out to SNCLavalin in the £2 billion race to acquire UK design engineer WS Atkins, CH2M Hill is rumoured to have been courted by Jacobs Engineering ahead of a possible takeover at an implied EBITDA multiple in the high single digits...
  • If oilfield water services company Select Energy Services has been a bit quiet since floating on Nasdaq back in April, the reason surely became clear earlier this month, when it announced...

Mauritius gets serious about PSP in water Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

After 20 years of fits and starts, the government is now soliciting interest from a range of consultants ahead of a 15-year affermage contract to address chronic underinvestment in its failing water infrastructure. The situation is desperate.

Bamako leads the way as Mali plans second water treatment roll-out Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

The West African country has seen a robust amount of construction work in the water sector, with more to come. Is the use of international private finance and operating skill any more than a pipe dream?

Japan to renew water PPP push with legal overhaul Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

Upcoming changes to Japan’s Waterworks Act are widely expected to reinvigorate the country’s flagging programme of private investment in water. The country needs to fund repairs, plug future staff shortages, and reduce costs. Are concessions the answer?

Pre-emptive takeover to net Affinity sellers 40% premium Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

A pre-emptive offer for a UK regulated water company could mark a new direction for the sector. With more money chasing fewer assets, are auctions a thing of the past?

Chinese whispers boost index Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

The massive infrastructure build-out anticipated for a new economic zone south of Beijing had an unusually uplifting effect on the shares of a select few local water companies.

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.