Suez looks for accelerated industrial growth after softer first half

Having catapulted itself into the premier league of global industrial water suppliers through the acquisition of GE Water, Suez is now faced with the challenge of growing the top line of the combined business at a rate of 5% a year. What is its strategy?

The completion of Suez’s $3.4 billion acquisition of GE Water on 30 September paves the way for the combined group to create €200 million of annual revenue synergies within the next five years.

“Everything is now defined, and we are ready to start the full integration,” said Marie-Ange Debon, deputy CEO in charge of international activities at Suez. “We can now...

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