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BEWG secures Australian growth platform Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

The purchase of Trility will give the Chinese group access to a mature contract portfolio with a high degree of revenue predictability. Not all the contracts are making money.

Asia pacific in brief Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

Singapore-listed engineer Darco Water Technologies, which is particularly strong in the Malaysian microelectronics industry, has initiated a pilot project using forward osmosis membranes from Denmark’s Aquaporin on semiconductor wastewater streams.

Asia Pacific water in brief Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Credit rating agency Moody’s has assigned a Aa2 rating to the new $350 million bond issued by Korean utility K-water, which is documented under a new $2 billion EMTN programme.

Asia water in brief Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

A landslide victory for Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s ruling BJP party in the elections in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Uttarakhand has boosted stocks across India, as markets saw a sign of faith in Modi’s landmark policies, including the Ganga river clean-up plan.

Singapore’s De.mem pivots to industrial market ahead of Aussie listing Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

Venture capital-backed decentralised water treatment firm De.mem is launching an IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange as it looks to raise funds to break into Australia and China. It is targeting the industrial wastewater market with a new nanofiltration product.

Australian technology firms secure foothold in Chinese water market Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

2016 has seen a flurry of partnerships between water technology companies based in Australia and Chinese SOEs looking for a unique selling point in the battle to clean up China’s environmental pollution. How sustainable is the growth dynamic?

Suez tracks down new growth in Australia Vol 17, Issue 11 (November 2016)

The French company was the most successful foreign player Down Under in the boom years. In leaner times, the opportunities are in the synergies between water and waste, new technology offerings, and broader partnerships with utilities, CEO Mark Venhoek explains.

Alliances find favour in France Vol 17, Issue 11 (November 2016)

Australia’s alliance procurement model is an idea worth spreading.

Asia water in brief Vol 17, Issue 11 (November 2016)

Xylem has bought Singapore-based water analytics firm Visenti Solutions for US$8 million, plus an earn-out of up to US$4 million.

Private water Vol 17, Issue 10 (October 2016)

  • An Australian “wet” water fund is raising A$63 million (US$48 million) of equity and debt with a promise to give some of the water it acquires for its portfolio back to...more
  • As UK utilities gear up for the opening of retail competition for non-household customers in April next year, ratings Moody’s paints a pretty bleak picture of the possible profitability of would-be market entrants...more