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Oilfield water deals flourish as midstream model takes root Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

Over $2 billion in private equity has been committed to North American oilfield water service providers in the last three years. The ‘water midstream’ model is here to stay.

Proxy fights – the new face of regulated water? Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

Water M&A in the US just got ugly, with a four-way battle rocking the market from California to Connecticut. Is it a sign of things to come?

Xylem’s new analytics platform set to target utility capex reductions Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

The creation of a new Advanced Infrastructure Analytics platform follows the recent acquisitions of Pure Technologies, EmNet, and Valor. Xylem CEO Patrick Decker explains his vision to GWI.

FGUA seeks qualifications for $40m operations contract Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

A slimmed-down opportunity in Florida is attracting widespread interest among private water operators.

California mulls bills to tackle small systems Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

There is growing awareness of the need to address the hundreds of disadvantaged water systems in California that persistently fall short of drinking water standards. Could the development of an effective consolidation strategy serve as a blueprint for other states?

Shake it up, baby Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

The battle lines are finally drawn for US water utility consolidation, says Debra Coy.

Consolidation Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

  • The proposed merger of US investor-owned utilities Connecticut Water and San Jose Water is being disrupted by the intervention of...
  • The Connecticut/SJW fight is taking place against the backdrop of a determined move to...

Buyer's market Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

  • Publicly traded US industrial group Rexnord is selling its German valves business, VAG. It is one of the most exalted brands in the business, and generated $...
  • Two of Yorkshire Water’s parent company’s shareholders want out before the new pricing regime for the UK water sector comes into effect in...
  • Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman is considering selling Rosvodokanal, Russia’s leading privately owned water operator, which has been part of...
  • Water treatment chemistry specialist Solenis has pulled off a transformational deal with BASF. It involves the German chemicals giant injecting its...

Americas in brief Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

Rexnord has announced that it is selling its VAG valves unit, and discussions are understood to be underway with a number of interested parties. VAG generated $215 million of sales in 2017.

Project tracker Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

Desal project pipeline goes stratospheric; Lagos Water rekindles BOT programme; Saudi Arabia juggles procurement responsibilities; the fight for a new crop of contract operations; Tokyo looks to outsource wastewater; South Africa turns to reuse; all the latest project news from around the world.