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French majors diverge as Veolia boosts global growth Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

The half-year results of the two largest private water groups show that while both suffered from a slowdown in construction activity, Veolia was more successful at attracting international business. Suez is already fighting back aggressively.

UK regulated water starts to lose its shine for foreign investors Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

Unfavourable currency movements and increasing regulatory pressures are convincing more and more foreign holders of UK water assets to consider moving on. Who will pick up the slack?

Sizing up Anglian Water’s green bond debut Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

The first green bond to emerge from the UK water sector attracted £800 million of appetite from investors keen to see their money put to work funding projects which mitigate and adapt to climate change. Was it worth all the trouble?

Towards safer water Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

A more realistic approach to water and sanitation assessment criteria helps in making sensible changes, says David Lloyd Owen.

Europe water in brief Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

Nijhuis Industries has agreed to acquire UK-based Aquatic Water Services.

Thames weighs up its infrastructure options for the next 80 years Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

A series of large-scale desalination and reuse plants are set to make it through Thames Water’s fine screening process as viable options for future implementation. It raises the prospect of the UK’s first major desalination plant to be procured off-balance sheet.

Italmatch furthers its niche philosophy by entering high-value metals recovery Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

The purchase of a line of resins with the ability to sequester precious metals for subsequent recovery is part of a new phase of development for the Italian specialty chemicals firm. Where are the synergies?.

Europe water in brief Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

Ofwat chief executive Cathryn Ross has resigned, and will leave the regulator at the end of this year. The timing took the market by surprise, given that the next price review process has just got underway.

Dammed if we do... Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

Infrastructure is not always the answer to water scarcity, argues David Lloyd Owen.

Ofwat fires a warning shot as price review gets underway Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

The publication of the methodology for the UK water sector’s next price review shows the regulator’s determination to drive value in the sector. It will sort the men from the boys.