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Puerto Rico’s water meter P3 hinges on debt relief package Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

A planned water metering and customer service P3 could help shore up the water and sewer utility’s finances. The deal will hinge on some form of debt relief.

Equipment firms enjoy solid results Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

Strong demand in both municipal and industrial end markets has created the “perfect storm” for listed water equipment companies in North America.

USDA eyes role for the private sector despite historic $5.2 billion water allocation Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

The bump in allocations to the US Department of Agriculture’s flagship water and waste funding programme this year is a significant win for rural America, but it does not lessen the need for alternative strategies such as utility consolidation and P3s.

Water M&A ticks up as new strategies emerge Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

Robust demand for water exposure from a vast pool of investment capital means that both appetite and valuations are being sustained in the mergers and acquisitions market. How are buyside strategies evolving to make the most of the opportunities on offer?

Iguá Saneamento gets Canadian equity boost Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

The Brazilian water concessionaire is the latest to attract a foreign shareholder, as the market anticipates greater opportunities for private investment following this autumn’s elections. What can new minority equity-holder AIMCo bring to the table?

Aguas de Antofagasta goes back on the block Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

Colombian multi-utility EPM has become a forced seller of the Chilean water company it was accused of paying over the odds for just three years ago. What are its chances of recouping its investment?

Stormwater funding task force gains traction Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

With US cities staring down costly sewer overflow consent decrees and less predictable weather patterns, will a task force dedicated to improving the availability of public and private funding move the needle for stormwater infrastructure?

WSP announces $400m Louis Berger buy Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

The latest big-ticket engineering merger will expand WSP’s water exposure and programme management capabilities in the US.

A hint of Dutch courage Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

PGGM’s stake in Suez marks the start of a new era, says Ian Elkins.

Americas in brief Vol 19, Issue 8 (August 2018)

Activity in the water midstream solutions market for oil and gas has been brisk this month.