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1907 articles in Europe

EBRD steps up its green economy transition as water lending rises to record levels Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

A growing emphasis on environmental sustainability underpinned an impressive array of big-ticket deals for the bank last year. It is getting increasingly smart when it comes to maximising the impact of its water investments.

EBRD enhances its refugee response Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

The EBRD is not the first multilateral to rise to the challenge of helping refugees and their host communities. Water and wastewater infrastructure are a primary focus.

Organica looks to expand digital capabilities Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

A new funding round will enable the decentralised plant supplier to take its home-grown digital offering to a wider audience.

Italy’s water utilities invest record amounts Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

New figures presented last month show the benefits of a single regulator for water in Italy. A strategic national vision is still missing.

Lanxess puts its water division on the block Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

The German group is looking to sell its ion exchange and membrane treatment businesses. One is growing much faster than the other.

Life’s a beach for planners Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

David Lloyd Owen looks at investment in beachside clean-ups, and how it may not be paying off in terms of tackling illness.

Europe in brief Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

AIM-listed leak detection specialist Water Intelligence has raised £4.2 million via a placing and subscription, whilst agreeing to buy out two of its American Leak Detection franchises in the United States for $1.9 million.

Looking beyond Suez’s profit warning Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

Suez shareholders were forced to re-calibrate their expectations on growth after a profit warning last month. How deeply has faith in the current management team been shaken?

S&P forecasts big UK revenue haircut in AMP7 Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

The dramatic drop in the UK water sector’s weighted average cost of capital in 2020 could translate into a significant loss of revenue.

Rare UK water bonds find demand Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

Companies are trying to wean themselves off a past reliance on cheap EIB funding.