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amane currents Spring 2021 Issue
This issue starts our coverage of the Circular Economy in water and what is needed to fulfill its potential. We also explore the importance of Strategic and Commercial Due Diligence, developments in project finance and sustainable investing, implications of the increasing diversity and growth in the Residential & Commercial water market – and much more.
Treating and Recovering Brine: Progress in Transforming Bring into a Useful Resource
By 2025, Amane Advisors estimates that more than 140 million cubic meters (m3) of brine will be produced around the world each day. With desalination costs falling to new lows, largely due to the use of membrane technologies, more and more countries are accelerating the use of desalination to increase water security and address the rapid depletion of liquid freshwater resources.
Amane Advisors Welcomes Bastien Simeon as Its Newest Partner
Leading water industry advisory firm strengthens offering in project finance, public-private partnerships and M&A advisory services as it continues its high global growth trajectory
What does Amane look for in a New Hire?
Bill Malarkey explains how we approach hiring as a small, fast-growing firm serving a niche sector
What’s Next for the smart metering market?
Amane Advisors follows the latest trends in the smart metering market for water and takes a look at the larger opportunity for vendors and operators to succeed
amane currents Winter 2021 Issue
In this issue, our Partners examine developments that shaped the water industry in 2020 globally and regionally and offer thoughts about what 2021 might hold. We also explore opportunities in the stormwater sector as well as in APAC’s growing Residential & Commercial water market, and invite you to learn more about our growing team and the global staffing principle that is a core tenet of how we do business.
Amane Advisors Welcomes New Partner Mathieu de Kervenoael
Mathieu’s exceptional experience adds exciting new dimensions to our expanding capabilities – particularly on impact investments and the circular economy where we believe water has a larger role to play.
Amane Advisors Successfully Supports LANXESS Through Completion of Sale of Its Reverse Osmosis Membrane Business to SUEZ
Amane is very proud to have acted as exclusive sell-side advisor in this transaction, the completion of which was announced on 1 January 2021.
AN OUTLOOK OF GROWTH AND INNOVATION IN THE RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL WATER MARKET
Amane Advisors estimates that the global residential & commercial water treatment market will be worth $45.4 billion in 2024. We take a look at the drivers of growth, innovation and the key business opportunities in this important and dynamic sector.
Amane Advisors Announces the Appointment of Malcolm Higham as Finance Director
Latest addition to executive team reflects continued growth as leading consultancy for global water industry
Amane Advisors at EU Business Avenues Southeast Asia
Pravi Bansal, Amane Advisors Partner in Southeast Asia, shares insights on opportunities in Malaysia’s water market
OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS IN CHINA’S INDUSTRIAL WATER MARKET
China’s $3.4bn industrial water market is the world’s largest, accounting for one fifth of the global total in 2019. Despite its enormous potential, the market has been quite challenging for many global water companies to penetrate successfully.
AMANE CO-HOSTS “THE FUTURE OF WATER” VIRTUAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
An audience of over 130 participants representing a range of institutional and private equity investors logged in for a half-day of panel discussions covering some of the most pressing issues and challenges facing the water industry.
THE NEW SANITATION LAW: INTERNATIONAL LESSONS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR BRAZIL
Amane’s Geoff Gage shares insights on international lessons and opportunities alongside the former CEO of Sabesp, Jerson Kelman at McKinsey & Company’s webinar
amane currents Fall 2020 Issue
This quarter, we deep dive into the profitability landscape of the global water industry, examine the increasing emphasis on sustainable investing and steps our industry can take to take advantage of this opportunity, and address trends we are seeing in the growing, but fragmented, residential and commercial water market
KEY TRENDS IMPACTING RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL WATER POST-COVID
Amane Advisors explores the five key trends shaping the market for Point-of-Use and Point-of-Entry products post-COVID-19
A SNAPSHOT OF CHINA’S MEMBRANE MARKET AND THE RISE OF LOCAL PLAYERS
Amane Advisors recently co-hosted the China Membrane Industry Development Summit sub-forum on membrane technology innovation.
WEBINAR: THE WATER MARKET IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Pravi Bansal explains the impact of COVID-19 in water in Southeast Asia and trends we can anticipate in the dynamic region
amane currents Summer 2020 Issue
Welcome to the inaugural issue of amane currents, our quarterly newsletter
AMANE ADVISORS SUPPORTS LANXESS IN SALE OF ITS REVERSE OSMOSIS MEMBRANES BUSINESS TO SUEZ
Bringing extensive knowledge and networks in the industry, along with transaction expertise, to help two major water companies further their growth plans
Amane Advisors awarded contract by King Salman Energy Park (SPARK)
Services include helping define strategy for developing and operating SPARK’s entire water and wastewater infrastructure
Interview: Perspectives on Water Market Impacts from COVID-19
Bill Malarkey shares his perspectives on how a seemingly recession-proof industry is weathering the pandemic
Amane Advisors Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
We are committed to doing our part to limit the spread of the virus and to ensure the health and well-being of our employees, and remain fully open for business and fully committed to continuing to support our clients
DIGITALIZATION: NOW IS THE TIME TO GET ON BOARD
The adoption of digitalization needs to be an essential and intentional strategy, not an arbitrary choice, to succeed
SUSTAINABLE INVESTING TO NAVIGATE THE FUTURE
Despite our immense and unique impact on sustainability, the water industry is not adequately promoting it, unlike other industries
THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE WATER SECTOR
Here are our current thoughts on the implications for utilities, water equipment and technology providers, changes in industrial sector demand for water solutions, and opportunities arising for investors.
Amane Advisors advises Saur in its acquisition of UK smart water technology start-up Riventa
The 51% acquisition strengthens Saur’s competitive edge and improves energy savings across its operations
TRENDS IN RESIDENTIAL WATER TREATMENT IN FRANCE
80% of households in France are satisfied with water quality but 36% still drink only bottled water
Successfully supporting Chilean EPC company and systems integrator Ecopreneur in its sale to Skion GmbH
We are thrilled with the outcome which delivers value for Ecopreneur shareholders and has a strong strategic rationale for Skion
THREE TAKEAWAYS FROM WEFTEC 2019
“The major trend to report this year is probably – that there really was no major new trend to report,” comments Bill Malarkey, Managing Partner USA, as digital solutions become a familiar part of the WEFTEC landscape
PROUD TO SERVE THE LEADERS IN THE WATER INDUSTRY
Eight of our clients have been nominated for the coveted Global Water Awards 2019, including Typhon Treatment for Breakthrough technology company of the year
A GLIMPSE INTO THE FUTURE OF WATER
Bill Malarkey shares insightful headlines from our first ever investor day
MOVING BEYOND THE BILL WITH CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT
Our recent research for the Digital Utility Group explores various utility-customer interactions from simply providing ease to building trust through digital
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPTIMIZATION
Building on our work on artificial intelligence and machine learning in water more broadly, we explore how these advanced analytics tools can benefit wastewater treatment processes
AMANE ADVISORS AT AMERICAN WATER SUMMIT 2018
North America is an exciting place to serve the regions ever-changing needs, be it in going digital or succeeding in M&A, two topics covered by Thierry Noel and Bill Malarkey.
Amane Advisors signed a Framework Consulting Agreement with International Aramoon
International Aramoon is the leading Non-Revenue Water EPC contractor in Saudi Arabia
PERFORM BETTER WITH DIGITAL
The water industry is in the midst of a digital transformation. Amane Advisors can help you realise the full potential of digital and smart solutions in water.
ACCELERATING OUR CLIENT’S SALES
Orège secured its first sales in the UK with Anglian Water and Wessex Water, working with Amane Advisors’ Commercialization team
ASSESSING THE POTENTIAL FOR FUNDING INNOVATION IN THE WATER SECTOR
Steve Jobs said that “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” How is the water industry doing in supporting its entrepreneurs?
Learning how Machines Learn
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are huge buzzwords in industry – but what do they actually mean? Amane’s recent research found out just that, and how water is already benefiting.
Digital is making waves
Read full article from Gigi Karmous-Edwards, our digital business expert, published in the June issue of in the June issue of Water Finance & Management
How Digital can Revolutionise Utilities
Download Gigi Karmous-Edwards’ presentation from GWS 2017.
Enabling Public and Private Partners for PPPs in Water
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The 10 strengths of the Japanese Water Market
Download Thierry Noel’s presentation from Inchem.