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Private equity-backed water companies Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

There are a mix of infrastructure funds, buy-out funds, and growth investors backing the water sector. Who are the main players?

Utilities, Inc. returns to net growth after streamlining Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

The private equity-backed water utility has pruned its holdings and simplified its structure to deliver greater value to its 400,000 customers. What makes it different to its peers??

Americas water in brief Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

Private equity giant Clayton, Dubilier & Rice has agreed to buy HD Supply’s water products distribution business for $2.5 billion, equivalent to around 10 times projected 2017 EBITDA. CD&R previously owned the business before floating it on the stock exchange in 2013.

Pure Technologies partners with Xylem to target smart water in emerging markets Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Both firms are responding to an increasing focus on water loss and asset management in emerging markets. Will their latest collaboration lay the groundwork for a more formal relationship in future?

Trio of deals reinforces Canadian P3 model Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

A clutch of wastewater and biosolids projects reached financial close this month, restoring faith in the concept of the PPP procurement model for water infrastructure in Canada. What are the dynamics at play?

Grasping the economics of the Hamilton biosolids P3 Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

An aggressive operating budget and the monetisation of dry solids were not the only factors behind the winning bid.

Vancouver reaches financial close on state-of-the-art wastewater P3 Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

The complexities of a new secondary wastewater treatment plant in Metro Vancouver required private sector intervention at every level of the planning process. The municipality will only have a year to get up to speed before taking over operational responsibility.

Acciona Agua joins the dots in North America Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

Since ramping up its business development effort three years ago, the Spanish contractor has built a solid reference base in North America. Where can it go from here?

Hatch secures US municipal toehold with Chester Engineers acquisition Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

The deal will see the Canadian engineering firm return to the US municipal water sector after the dissolution of the Hatch Mott MacDonald joint venture stripped it of its muni interests south of the border.

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

RWL Water has completed its acquisition of Brazilian water and wastewater treatment company Acquavit.