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Pentair recasts itself as a pure-play water company Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Spinning off its electrical business will transform Pentair into a pure-play water company. Can it convince shareholders that it has a cohesive go-to-market strategy?

Will the new Pentair go digital? Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

As Pentair faces up to its future as a water-only equipment firm, maximising the value of its product portfolio will require quick action on smart water.

Pure Technologies partners with Xylem to target smart water in emerging markets Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Both firms are responding to an increasing focus on water loss and asset management in emerging markets. Will their latest collaboration lay the groundwork for a more formal relationship in future?

US water sector assesses the challenges as Bureau of Reclamation mulls P3s Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Despite increasing awareness of the potential role for private finance in meeting infrastructure investment needs, the US water sector is notorious for its limited pipeline of tangible P3 opportunities. Will an RFI issued by USBR be another case of all talk and no action?

RWL Water and Emefcy combine in Fluence Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

The combination of Emefcy’s technological prowess with RWL Water’s global reach looks good on paper. As a publicly listed company, the merged entity will be accountable to more than just a family office.

Contractors fight for dominance in DBOs as Panama infrastructure roll-out gathers pace Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

The nation has become one of the most active procurers of water and wastewater treatment infrastructure in the last 18 months. How long before the momentum loses steam?

Peru sets out its new vision for private sector intervention in water and wastewater Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

The Peruvian authorities have ripped up their previous plans for private sector participation in water and wastewater infrastructure. How will the new set of projects be received?

Brazil’s privatisation push faces new setback as consultancy timetable falters Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Fewer than half of the tenders for consultancy contracts aimed at defining Brazil’s water PPP roadmap were awarded as planned last month. The window for making tangible progress ahead of next year’s elections is closing fast.

Saneago to test the waters with IPO Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

The investible universe of Brazilian water stocks could be about to get wider.

Americas water in brief Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Suez Ventures has made an equity investment in infrastructure planning software specialist Optimatics, thus enhancing its suite of value-added digital water solutions.