1283 articles in Asia

Hyflux to offload 70% of Tuaspring Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

The Tuaspring IWPP has joined the Tianjin Dagang desalination plant on the block. What does Hyflux have left?

CSD Water Service share price soars after Shanghai IPO Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

Retail investors have flocked to CSD Water Service’s IPO on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, as the venture capital-backed company carves out a niche in small and medium cities and their industrial parks. Technology development is high on its agenda.

China water in brief Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

State-owned project developer Beijing Capital has launched the first securitisation programme backed by PPP project assets in China.

A $3 trillion-dollar Trump card Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

In the second of a three-part series, GWI’s Willy Yeo looks at just how vulnerable Chinese firms are to the effects of US interest rate hikes.

Asia water in brief Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

A landslide victory for Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s ruling BJP party in the elections in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Uttarakhand has boosted stocks across India, as markets saw a sign of faith in Modi’s landmark policies, including the Ganga river clean-up plan.

India set to test the market for desalination BOTs Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

Private finance models feature heavily in the latest flurry of desalination tenders to come out of India. Why are bidders more excited about a design-build-operate opportunity in Chennai?

Local elections loom over Ganga PPPs Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

As the Modi government rolls out the first of its long-awaited hybrid annuity PPPs for wastewater treatment in the Ganga river basin, state elections are threatening the programme with yet more delays. What is going on behind the scenes?

Indian water pure-play seeking strategic partner to boost sales to $100m per year Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

Rean Water Tech, a young municipal water pure-play set up by former managers of Swach Environment, is looking for a strategic partner to achieve its dream of reaching $100 million in annual revenues within five years. MD Hitesh Arora spoke to GWI about his plans.

Singapore’s De.mem pivots to industrial market ahead of Aussie listing Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

Venture capital-backed decentralised water treatment firm De.mem is launching an IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange as it looks to raise funds to break into Australia and China. It is targeting the industrial wastewater market with a new nanofiltration product.

Asia water in brief Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

Privately held Chinese water project developer Poten Environment is due to list on the Shanghai stock exchange on 17 February. Venture capital-backed CSD Water Service is likely to be next, after it received approval to sell a 25% post-money stake via a Shanghai IPO.