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Solenis and BASF join forces to create €2.4bn chemicals powerhouse Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

The joint venture announced this month will combine Solenis’ service expertise with BASF’s extensive in-house chemical product portfolio, providing both firms with significant growth potential. The deal could be the precursor to an IPO further down the line.

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.

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?

Clearford Water charts a path to profitability with renewed project finance commitment Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

The Canadian company’s losses are easing, but its decentralised DBFOM solution is struggling to gain traction. What is the way forward?

Brazilian water sector revolution hits the electoral buffers Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

GWI examines why the push for increased private sector participation in the Brazilian water sector has failed to meet expectations.

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?

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.

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.

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

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

Proactive contract operators fend off stagnant growth Vol 19, Issue 4 (April 2018)

2017 was an eventful year for private water operators in North America, but the market has presented few new opportunities for growth. What are the top players doing about it?