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The evolution of 24/7 water supply projects in India has resulted in a steady pipeline of long-term performance-linked O&M opportunities. Who is best placed in this market?
Chinese industrial park users weigh up their options for wastewater treatment Vol 19, Issue 4 (April 2018)
Over half of China’s industrial parks rely on municipal WWTPs to treat their wastewater flows. Industries will increasingly be required to install their own effluent treatment facilities in order to meet higher discharge standards.
Willy Yeo reveals his new favourite Chinese water company.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) released its ‘Strategy on Mobilizing Private Capital for Infrastructure’ this month, setting itself the long-term goal of becoming a ‘go-to’ institution for infrastructure financing solutions in emerging markets.
Hyflux has accepted an S$8 million-a-year step-up in interest payments as its asset sales continue to flounder. Financial losses of S$116 million give it little bargaining power.
Hyflux’s fortunes are tied to that of its largest asset: Asia’s first IWPP. What was meant to be the firm’s crowning glory has decimated its market value. What happens next?
New Thai investment sees Manila Water take its industrial water expertise overseas Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)
The Filipino company is taking its search for opportunities on the industrial side abroad, by buying stakes in companies in Thailand and Indonesia. The former will give it access to a huge growth market, although competition will be fierce.
A staged approach to a conceptual seawater desalination project could provide valuable lessons for other vulnerable communities.
Singapore’s Sembcorp Industries has announced the sale of its municipal water assets in South Africa for ZAR790 million ($67 million), to a consortium led by a local infrastructure fund.
Attracting the right partner is crucial to navigating China’s political minefield, but not everyone has what it takes, explains Willy Yeo.