News

October 2019

See you at the IDA World Congress 2019

Join Thierry and Alex as they share their insights on important topics that will shape the future of the desalination industry

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October 2019

Amane Advisors has successfully supported Chilean EPC company and systems integrator Ecopreneur in its sale to German family office Skion GmbH

We are thrilled with the outcome which delivers value for Ecopreneur shareholders and has a strong strategic rationale for Skion

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October 2019

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

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October 2019

Trends in Domestic Water Treatment Solutions in France at the UAE Congress

Insights from our survey of 600 French homeowners will be presented by Thierry Noel

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September 2019

Amane Advisors has successfully supported a UV water treatment system company, BIO-UV Group in the acquisition of Triogen Holdings Limited, a SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions company

Amane Advisors is proud to have carried out and managed the transaction process for BIO-UV through to completion

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July 2019

Amane Advisors has successfully supported Typhon in securing financial backing from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures

Amane Advisors has successfully supported innovative water treatment equipment company Typhon Treatment Systems to secure critical financial backing from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV), the corporate venturing subsidiary of Aramco, the world’s largest integrated energy company.

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July 2019

Facing Up to Water Risk

Managing Partner Bill Malarkey was delighted to participate in the Water Council’s Water Leaders Summit that took place in Milwaukee last month. Here, Bill shares his take on water risk management and the current mismatch between company awareness of risk versus the level of action being undertaken to address it.

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June 2019

Excited to be a Corporate Supporter at the IDA 2019 World Congress

Amane Advisors is proud to be a Corporate Supporter at the IDA 2019 World Congress “Crossroads to Sustainability”! IDA’s flagship event will be held October 20-24 in Dubai World Trade Centre.

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May 2019

Amane Advisors hosts financial session as part of the China Membrane Industry Summit Conference

Amane Advisors’ China Partner Alex Zhang hosted a financial session as part of the China Membrane Association Annual Conference in Ningbo, China. Many industrial leaders including Asian Investment Bank, Deloitte, Agricultural Bank, Shengang Securities, Huayi Group, Ningbo Jingyuan Environmental Protection attended to share their insights on financing opportunities in the opportunistic, rapidly expanding Chinese membrane industry.

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April 2019

Join us at Global Water Summit 2019

Amane Advisors is once again excited to be a Bronze Sponsor at this year’s Global Water Summit. Join Thierry Noel, Bill Malarkey, Christophe Guillet, Geoff Gage, and Alex Zhang as they share their insights on investment trends and opportunities across the industry.

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March 2019

Growing Our Impact on the Water Industry: 2018 Year in Review

It has been an excellent year for Amane Advisors with growth seen across our projects delivered, clients served and experts within our network.

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March 2019

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

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March 2019

A Glimpse into The Future of Water

Bill Malarkey shares insightful headlines from our first ever investor day

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February 2019

Announcing our inaugural “The Future of Water” Conference (27 February, 2019)

This invitation-only event by Amane Advisors and RBC Capital Markets aims to help investors understand the biggest themes and trends in the global water sector

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January 2019

Thierry Noel to speak at World Future Energy Summit 2019

Founding Partner Thierry Noel will be speaking at this year’s World Future Engery Summit (WFES) held in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, UAE.

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December 2018

Wishing you a fruitful 2019 from Amane

A big thank you to our clients and friends for your support for 2018. Merry Christmas and a Fruitful New Year from the team at Amane!  

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November 2018

Thierry and Bill speak at American Water Summit 2018

It was a fruitful American Water Summit filled with discussion on innovation in the water industry. North America is an exciting place for us to be, 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 during the summit.

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October 2018

Amane Advisors hosts American Water Summit pre-conference dinner

Our North American office was so excited that this year’s American Water Summit was happening in our hometown Philadelphia, that we kicked it off early with a cozy pre-conference dinner, catching up with movers and shakers of the water industry over pretzels and German beer.

October 2018

Amane Advisors signed a Framework Consulting Agreement with International Aramoon, the leading Non-Revenue Water EPC contractor in Saudi Arabia

Amane will support Aramoon in the definition of their growth strategy and to facilitate partnerships with international developers interested in PPP opportunities in the Saudi water sector.

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October 2018

Catch us at American Water Summit 2018

Join Bill Malarkey and Thierry Noel at this year’s American Water Summit as they share about navigating the ever shifting landscape of M&A in water and what the North American water sector must learn from the rest of the world.

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October 2018

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

“It is always an exciting moment when one of our clients closes their first sales with our help in a new market. It is a long and arduous road for innovative companies to reach these first milestones and this demonstrates how our Commercialization teams can bring great value.”

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July 2018

Lighthouse Cases of Success at Singapore International Water Week

At Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), Geoff Gage moderated a discussion as part of the TechXchange programme between two giants of the water industry who had each sold companies to the former GE Water & Process Technologies for upwards of $600m.

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June 2018

Global water industry trends: Bill Malarkey gives his expert opinion in an interview with U Penn

Under the leadership of Howard Neukrug, PE, the former Commissioner and CEO of Philadelphia Water, The Water Center at Penn has the vision of becoming the preeminent center for the advancement of innovative urban water strategies that create integrative real-world solutions for our shared water problems.

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June 2018

Reflections on Horizon 2020

The biggest EU Research and Innovation programme “Horizon 2020” has borne some great projects and innovations in the water sector and beyond, but our Founding Partner Thierry Noel raises a question: “Are there any early stage investors in water left?” What do you think?

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May 2018

Alex Zhang presents innovation technology opportunities in China

Amane’s China team actively showed its support for the 17 international water technology companies participating in Imagine H2O’s Smart Water Hub Forum.

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May 2018

Amane Advisors China to deliver keynote at Imagine H2O’s Smart Water Hub Forum in Shanghai (31 May to 2 June, 2018)

Amane Advisors Chairman and Managing Partner in China Alex Zhang will shed light on the challenges and opportunities international companies could have for deployment in the Chinese market.

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May 2018

Growing our talent

Amane Advisors is pleased to announce the continued growth of our firm with the promotion of our colleagues Dorothee Chabredier and Victor Ollivier to Senior Project Manager in our Paris office.

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February 2018

Accessing the Chinese market with Amane Advisors

With our new Managing Partner in China, Amane Advisors is opening doors for our clients to reach the largest water market in the world. Alex Zhang brings to the team his years of hands-on experience in bringing innovative technologies to China, as well as a deep understanding of the local Chinese market and what it takes to succeed there.

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November 2017

Exploring Digitization and a New Intelligent Era of Opportunity at World Water Tech

We explored the role of digital strategy, staff culture, and the use of collecting KPIs to accelerate digital transformation in water. Cecil McMaster of New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP), Verna Arnette of Greater Cincinnati Water Works, and Geoff Riggs of IBM shared success stories and key challenges that the water sector has to overcome. What has your digital journey been like?

October 2017

Strengthening Our Foothold in North America

With the latest addition to the team this month, Amane Advisors can serve clients even better in the region. Bill adds to our wealth of expertise his over 20 years’ experience in international water and infrastructure markets, having held senior management positions in at Severn Trent – North America and American Water, among others.

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June 2017

Water Finance & Management journal features Amane Advisors article about digital opportunities and challenges for the water sector

Learn about digital’s revolutionizing impact on water and our proprietary research on 100 utilities from our digital expert, Gigi Karmous-Edwards, in the June issue of Water Finance and Management journal titled Digital is Making Waves

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June 2017

Amane Attends Major PPP Conference in Beijing

Thierry Noel and Christopher Gasson, Amane Advisors partners, attended The Impacts of PPP in The Silk Road and Belt Initiatives for the Chinese Environment Sector in Beijing.

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March 2017

Amane Welcomes Gigi Karmous-Edwards

An expert in digital solutions that leverages software, big data, IoT, and hardware development, Gigi joins the Amane Advisors team this month, adding another aspect to Amane’s varied services and strengthening our expertise.

March 2017

Amane Launches Digital Offering

Amane Advisors is expanding its business to include a digital offering. We know that digital has the power to help water and wastewater utilities engage customers more closely than ever before, save billions through operational efficiencies, improve service levels and reliability, and extend the life of aging assets.

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March 2017

World Water Day 2017

Amane Advisors’ work over the past year has ensured that efficiencies surrounding wastewater reuse has greatly increased through our support of innovative solutions, our knowledge of international best practices, and our leverage of new technologies in a continuously changing industry.

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March 2017

Amane Attends GWS 2017

Amane Advisors will be attending the Global Waters Summit 2017 next month in Madrid. Thierry Noel will be chairing a discussion on Water, Waste, Energy Synergies.

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January 2017

Happy New Year

With warm wishes for the New Year

December 2016

Thierry Noel a featured speaker at the American Water Summit in Miami

Managing Partner Thierry Noel reviewed recent M&A trends and activities in the water Industry during the American Water Summit in Miami.

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October 2016

Amanda Brock included in HBJ’s Women in Energy List

Congratulations to Amanda Brock, CEO of Water Standard and Amane Advisors Board Member for inclusion in the 2016 list of 22 women being recognised as part of Houston Business Journal’s second-annual Women in Energy. The Women in Energy Leadership honourees as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient will be honoured at HBJ’s Women in Energy Leadership Awards on November 10.

July 2016

Geoff Gage Joins Amane

Water utilities expert, Geoff Gage, joins Amane Advisors as our new Managing Partner in Oxford, UK. Geoff brings over a decade of experience leading McKinsey & Company’s Global Water Practice to Amane.

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July 2016

FT features Resonance Industrial Water Infrastructure Fund

The Resonance Industrial Water Infrastructure, the innovative fund in which the Amane is a partner, closing with investments of $300 million has drawn the attention of the Financial Times. Increasing demand from industrial users, particularly in emerging markets and a water treatment industry estimated to be worth $53 billion is attracting interest from institutional investors.

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June 2016

Amane Sponsors the Industrial Water Leaders Summit

Aquatech China and Global Water Intelligence partnered in Shanghai to present the Industrial Water Leaders Summit and Amane Advisors, represented by Thierry Noel and Larry Lam, were delighted to sponsor this exchange of ideas about a water market estimated at $5.5 billion and growing!  This is a seminal event connecting global and Chinese leaders discussing […]

April 2016

Congratulations to the Global Water Awards 2016 Winners

Congratulations to all the Global Water Awards winners, including our client, Orege for Distinction in Breakthrough Water Technology of the Year!

April 2016

Best Practices for Innovation in Utilities Presented at GWS 2016

84% of 100+ utilities interviewed by Amane Advisors are very interested in sharing best practices for Innovation. See full results at the Innovation Workshops April 19th, Global Water Summit, Abu Dhabi.

April 2016

Tom Pankratz joins Amane Advisors

Technology pioneer joins as Technology and Innovation leader, further strengthening Amane’s capabilities & expertise.

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March 2016

Thierry Noel to Speak at Global Water Summit in Abu Dhabi

Managing Partner Thierry Noel will speak at the ’Accessing Global Markets’ session April 20th from 10:45-12:30.

December 2015

Thierry Noel gives a presentation at INCHEM Tokyo 2015

Thierry Noel gives a presentation on the trends in the global water market and its opportunities, strategies and business models for Japanese companies. Over 300 delegates attended; it was a sold out audience. 

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October 2015

Amane Branding designs Global Water Intelligence’s new Look & Feel

According to Christopher Gasson, “’Water is our concern, the logo and the style reflect the direction of our industry…It is our business and it is what we care about, and the two meanings together are what make it special.”

October 2015

Thierry Noel a featured speaker at the American Water Summit

Thierry Noel, Founding and Managing Partner of Amane Advisors, will be participating and speaking at the American Water Summit in Denver on October 20-21. The AWS has invited some of the top minds in the water market to lead focused round table discussion groups on trends and developments in water, wastewater and industrial water treatment, water re-use, desalination, produced water, public-private finance, project delivery, and more. Thierry will be leading a discussion on Trends in Technology Investment over the Next Decade: How Accelerating Technology will Change the Market and Our Expectations of it.

September 2015

Launch of Industrial Water Infrastructure Fund with Resonance Asset Management

Amane Advisors is very pleased to announce its involvement in the first close of a new investment fund focused industrial water treatment infrastructure in Europe, SE Asia, China and Australia. The new fund will provide equity finance for industrial wastewater treatment facilities co-located at an industrial client’s site. This fund will work alongside established water treatment Operators and Engineering, Procurement and Construction companies (“EPC”) that will design, build and operate the plants under industry standard Build, Operate and Transfer (“BOT”) structures.

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