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November 2021

Amane Advisors co-hosted the Chinese Membrane Industry Development Summit 5th sub-forum, sharing insights on M&A opportunities in China’s water sector

This marks the third year that Amane has supported the summit and cohosted the one of the major forums at this prestigious event, sharing insights from major M&A deals in China’s water industry in the last five years

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October 2021

amane currents Fall 2021 Issue

Welcome to the Fall 2021 edition of amane currents

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July 2021

amane currents Summer 2021 Issue

In our first anniversary issue, our coverage starts with an article written by our newest partner Bastien Simeon, addressing potential solutions to the widening water infrastructure financing gap. We also explore the growing interest in green hydrogen, integration of ESG in strategic planning at water utilities, mitigating non-revenue water loss – and much more

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May 2021

Amane Advisors Partner Bill Malarkey Joins Ocean Exchange Board of Governors

Leading global advisory firm supports mission of advancing innovation and sustainability

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April 2021

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.

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April 2021

WaterWorld Webinar: Disinfection Challenges and Opportunities (April 6, 2021)

Bill will cover trends in applications of disinfection and oxidation technologies in water reuse and drinking and industrial water treatment, and in addressing the problem of micropollutants.

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March 2021

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

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March 2021

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

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January 2021

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.

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January 2021

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.

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January 2021

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.

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December 2020

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

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November 2020

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

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October 2020

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

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October 2020

AMANE CO-HOSTS “THE FUTURE OF WATER” VIRTUAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE

After the restrictions from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic forced us to cancel plans for this year’s in-person event in London, 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.

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July 2020

Amane Advisors Supports LANXESS in Sale of its Reverse Osmosis Membrane Business to SUEZ

We were delighted to bring Amane’s extensive knowledge and networks in the global water industry, along with specific transaction expertise, to help LANXESS and SUEZ – two major water companies – to further their growth plans

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July 2020

amane currents Summer 2020 Issue

Welcome to the inaugural issue of amane currents, our quarterly newsletter.

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June 2020

AMANE ADVISORS AWARDED CONTRACT BY KING SALMAN ENERGY PARK (SPARK) TO PROVIDE WATER ADVISORY SERVICES

Services Include Helping Define Strategy for Developing and Operating SPARK’s Entire Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

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April 2020

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.

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February 2020

Creating true value from mergers & acquisitions in the water industry

In 2019 alone, we advised clients on six successful water-related M&A transactions, in addition to conducting a range of due diligence analyses for financial and strategic investors.

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January 2020

Amane Advisors expands presence in Southeast Asia and India with addition of new Managing Partner in Singapore

Pravi Bansal Brings More Than 22 Years of Experience and Deep Regional Knowledge to the Amane Advisors Team

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November 2019

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

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November 2019

Warmth in Wintry Houston

Amane North America held an invite-only dinner reception for friends and clients today on the eve of the American Water Summit in Houston, Texas. It’s always a joy to catch up with friends and partners, and we hope everyone enjoyed themselves.

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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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