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Money dearest Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

In the first of a three-month series, GWI’s Willy Yeo investigates the impact of Donald Trump’s policies on project financing in Asia.

Chinese correction reverses 2015 gains for Asian water stock index Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

Choppy Chinese stock markets undermined the performance of GWI’s Asia stock index last year, as compliance worries were compounded by a devaluation of the yuan. A few stars managed to buck the trend.

Hitachi Zosen moves into RO market with Osmoflo buy Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

Following its acquisition of a 70% equity stake, Hitz intends to use Osmoflo to tender for large-scale reverse osmosis facilities in the Middle East. How will they fit together?

Kurita accelerates overseas expansion with two new US investments Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

Kurita has developed a taste for mergers and acquisitions after whetting its appetite in Europe in 2015. Two deals in January offer different routes into the American market, and it looks like Kurita won’t stop there. Investors are keeping a keen eye on the bottom line.

New memsys owners outline industrial water strategy Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

Last quarter, a group of former Heilongjiang Interchina executives picked up the German membrane distiller for a fraction of its earlier valuation. What future does it offer them?

China water in brief Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

Shenzhen-listed Safbon Water Service completed its acquisition of 68% of troubled ceramic membrane maker ItN Nanovation at the end of 2016.

2017: resolutions or dissolutions? Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

What does 2017 have in store for the Asian water market? GWI’s Willy Yeo takes stock and looks ahead.

Asia water in brief Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

Ratings agencies S&P Global and Fitch have both placed Aquasure’s senior secured debt issue rating on negative watch to account for the risk that the company – which owns the Victorian Desalination Plant – will fail to deliver its first water order from the state (due on 30 June 2017).

Asia water in brief Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

Ratings agencies S&P Global and Fitch have both placed Aquasure’s senior secured debt issue rating on negative watch to account for the risk that the company – which owns the Victorian Desalination Plant – will fail to deliver its first water order from the state (due on 30 June 2017).

Vietnam’s largest water utility prepares for IPO Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

SAWACO is gearing up to sell between 35% and 49% of its equity on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange in 2017 or 2018. The utility’s complicated internal structure means that valuing it will not be easy. GWI takes a look behind the numbers.