CREATE TRUE VALUE
FROM M&A IN WATER

Amane helps you navigate across all stages of fund raising, buying, or selling in the water sector to maximize long term value for your business.

As water becomes an ever more attractive investment, competition for acquiring the best companies or funding/selling a business, will increase. Our deep water sector knowledge and specific transaction expertise can help you in your external growth plan, from initial acquisition roadmap through to post merger integration and business turnaround, or funding/selling your business to the right investor/buyer. Amane Advisors helps water companies and investors make it happen, through:

Developing a strategic M&A roadmap, aligned with your ambitions and corporate strategy, identifying which sub-segments to invest in and when, building upon our profound understanding of the water industry ecosystem and its dynamics

Market scans to pinpoint the right target candidates with excellent strategic fit, potential to create real value, and before they come for auction on the market. Our proprietary database of over 3,000 water companies allows comprehensive screening, coupled with our unrivalled network which allows us to create the opportunity for the buyer and the seller.

Due diligence and transaction closing, including commercial, operational and technical due diligence by our experts to provide an independent perspective on the target, its value, potential, risks, and the value creation potential.

Post Merger Integration planning and management to realize the maximum value for your acquisition, by creating a realistic post merger integration plan from deal closing through to “business as usual” to capture synergies and create shareholder value.

As the water industry is a long-term and long cycles industry, companies at different phases of development will need to raise new money with new investors, adapt its ownership structure to its stage of development, or realize the value that has been created having reached its maximum potential. A successful transaction begins with knowing the water industry investors and buyers, and having the expertise to position the company for the transaction. As water specialists we advise by :

Clarifying the true value and potential of your business

Demonstrating maximum value to maximize opportunities and valuation, and increase investor confidence through marketing of teaser, info memo and preparation of roadshow, supported by valuable industry insights

Raising sale awareness with the right investors to create a competitive arena and maximum interest in the transaction

WHY AMANE ADVISORS?

Unique and qualified databases:

Over 3,500 water industry companies to screen the targets faster than generalist M&A firms

1,000 investors with preferences

16 years history of transaction

Access to the latest and most accurate market data that enables our M&A specialists to remain up to date with current trends and position each transaction in the market

Experience matters: specialists who have held executive positions in water, leading both acquisitions and divestments

Unrivalled network of experts: knowing which companies are available and who is looking to invest

Key contacts to gain access to company decision makers

Amane Advisors:
Helping deals happen

Case Study

DEVELOP EXTERNAL GROWTH STRATEGY AND PLAN FOR A LEADING WATER TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION COMPANY

A leading water solution and service company needed to identify, in a very short time frame, potential targets to focus its acquisition strategy

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SUPPORTING AN M&A STRATEGY FOR A LEADING RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL SOLUTION PROVIDER

A leading equipment provider wanted to identify potential targets to speed up its acquisition strategy in EMEA & North America

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Insights

January 2021

TRENDS IN SUSTAINABLE INVESTING

Listen to Amane’s Dorothée Chabredier discuss trends in sustainable investing on the latest episode of Talking Under Water, the water industry’s premier podcast. Dorothée and podcast co-host Lauren Del Ciello explore a wide range of topics including categories of sustainable investing as well as what water companies need to do to benefit from this growing opportunity.

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April 2020

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

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April 2019

SDG 6 AND INVESTING IN OUR INDUSTRY

How are Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) good for business? Thierry Noel’s article published in IDA Global Connections Spring 2019 explores the opportunity that SDGs represent from an investment standpoint, and calls for measurement of the positive sustainable impact that desalination and reuse bring.

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September 2018

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? Thierry Noel writes in the Fall Issue of IDA Global Connections.

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Partners

Thierry NOEL

Director

Paris

+33 1 75 43 17 00

Bill MALARKEY

Managing Partner North America Region

Philadelphia

+1 610 906 2916

Alex ZHANG

Managing Partner China

Shanghai

+8613901627668

Pravi BANSAL

Partner, Southeast Asia and India

Singapore

+65 6610 6109

 

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