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Ofwat chief executive Cathryn Ross has resigned, and will leave the regulator at the end of this year. The timing took the market by surprise, given that the next price review process has just got underway.
A corruption scandal has forced the Madrid-based company to put its non-domestic holdings on the block. Ongoing investigations mean the sale process will be far from straightforward.
The Spanish contractor has diversified its business model in order to meet the growth expectations of its Korean parent. It has yet to make a breakthrough in the Gulf.
Tight municipal budgets and rising non-compliance levels at wastewater treatment plants in southern Spain have created a vicious circle of under-investment. With central government spending set to fall, is there a greater role for the private sector?
Parliamentarians have called for an independent audit of the procurement bodies embroiled in the corruption scandal that has rocked the Spanish water sector. Allegations of a hidden public sector deficit could have wider implications for Spain’s relationship with the EU.
Proposed amendments to the way public infrastructure is procured in Spain could make it a riskier proposition for lenders, and are likely to do little to deter corruption in the water sector.
Kemira intends to merge its Municipal & Industrial and Oil & Mining segments into a combined Industry & Water division, in an attempt to simplify the structure of the business and deliver savings.
A robust defence of its dominant position in Catalunya will be vital if the Suez subsidiary is to stem the tide of public authorities looking to take water services back in-house. Where is it most vulnerable?
Shares in Dee Valley Water were delisted from the London Stock Exchange on 16 February in conjunction with the company’s £78.5 million takeover by Severn Trent.
The Spanish company is looking to recycle the equity it holds in existing water projects as part of a broader policy to double revenues within five years.