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EUROPE WATER IN BRIEF Vol 13, Issue 1 (January 2012)

The Greek government expects to name legal and technical advisory teams for the privatisation of water companies EYATH and EYDAP later this month.

THE NEW VEOLIA Vol 12, Issue 12 (December 2011)

Veolia’s plans to restructure its way out of trouble were largely met with indifference by the investor community earlier this month.

SAUR POINTS Vol 12, Issue 12 (December 2011)

Relations between Saur, France’s thirdlargest private water company, and its 33% shareholder Séché Environnement, have reached an all-time low.

David Lloyd Owen - L’eau revoir: after 25 years, France is leaving the UK regulated water sector. Vol 12, Issue 12 (December 2011)

Veolia’s timing for its exit of the UK regulated water sector – in the same week as David Cameron’s veto of the EU financial stability pact – is intriguing.

Veolia goes on a pre-Christmas diet Vol 12, Issue 12 (December 2011)

Veolia Environnement CEO Antoine Frérot faced his biggest test yet when he unveiled a broad-based restructuring of the group in early December. Support for the stock will depend on the company’s ability to deliver on its goals.

Pressing home a Saur point Vol 12, Issue 12 (December 2011)

Saur’s disdain towards major shareholder Séché Environnement has reached new levels. Breaking the current impasse may require drastic action.

EUROPE WATER IN BRIEF Vol 12, Issue 12 (December 2011)

Suez Environnement will crash out of the benchmark CAC 40 index on 19 December, to be replaced by cable and wiring giant Legrand.

INVEOLIABLE Vol 12, Issue 11 (November 2011)

The misery at Veolia Environnement continued this month with a new profit warning to accompany the third-quarter results.

INSUEZIANCE Vol 12, Issue 11 (November 2011)

Suez Environnement delivered a much more upbeat set of results, with 9-month revenues up 8.3% to €11 billion and EBITDA up 9.2% to €1.8 billion.

A double dip for new contract gains Vol 12, Issue 11 (November 2011)

David Lloyd Owen reviews the new edition of the Pinsent Masons Water Yearbook and finds difficult financial markets make it an unlucky thirteenth for the private sector.