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The French giant is fighting to overturn a ruling which found inconsistencies in its bid to renew one of France’s largest delegated water contracts. The project, which it once shared with Veolia, has a chequered history.
- Suez Environnement has agreed a deal to buy out the remaining 24.1% of...
- The Water Europe division of Suez Environnement, of which Agbar constitutes around half, was the star performer when the French group unveiled its half-year results at the end of July. It generated EBITDA of...
Earlier this month, Ireland outlined its plans for water charging ahead of a key August decision by the Commission for Energy Regulation on the level of the republic’s first water bills.
The valuation of the French industrial waste treatment company raised some eyebrows when it debuted on the stock exchange earlier this month. Does the business model justify investors’ bullishness?
After a long pause, there is finally a trickle of water-related IPOs in the market. Polypipe, the UK’s largest plastic pipe manufacturer, priced at 245p on 11 April valuing, the company at £490 million.
The French group struggled to meet revenue growth targets in two of its strategic priority markets last year. CFO Jean-Marc Boursier explains his strategy for restoring growth in the face of falling municipal volumes.
Veolia’s boardroom drama continues.
The listed French and Italian water groups regained favour among investors in 2013. In the UK, meanwhile, all utility takeovers are off until regulatory visibility improves.
Veolia is reported to have put its networks business, Sade, up for sale.
CEO Antoine Frérot tells GWI that the new group structure will enable to company to be seen as part of the fabric of the community, while still bringing customers the capabilities of a global market leader.