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Chinese water companies have a responsibility to drive the industry forward, argues Willy Yeo.
India’s central government has awarded the first two of its long-awaited hybrid annuity wastewater PPP projects. The next challenge will be to bundle brownfield and greenfield assets together within individual tenders.
Although it is well established in India’s sewage treatment market, HNB Engineers has no experience of executing PPPs. It is now looking for foreign finance partners.
The first sizeable PPP to emerge in the New Zealand water sector for more than a decade is generating considerable interest from the private water community. The prospect of co-financing from a local Maori tribe provides an interesting twist.
The purchase of Trility will give the Chinese group access to a mature contract portfolio with a high degree of revenue predictability. Not all the contracts are making money.
Willy Yeo weighs in on the darker side of China’s One Belt One Road infrastructure vision.
Billionaire-backed project developer Essel has won a new PPP in PM Modi’s backyard. Suez and Earth Water Group veteran Vidyavathsal will be driving the water business.
The water utility in India’s fifth-largest city is battling to grow both its water and sewerage coverage, even as power costs eat away at its revenues. NRW reduction will be key.
The arrival of a new industrial wastewater treatment technology specialist from China has been greeted enthusiastically by Nasdaq investors. Have New Yorkers’ views of the corporate governance risks in Chinese companies changed?
China’s new model for PPPs prompts BEWG to look for third-party financing Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)
Water treatment companies in China are transiting to “asset-light” strategies by using third-party financing to meet the heavy capital needs of ever larger PPP projects. The trend is pushing water companies to build their profit into construction and equipment contracts.