Water Treatment & Infrastructure

The list below represents the types of transactions that August Brown provides technology due diligence and advisory services for in the category of Water Treatments and Infrastructure.




Summary of the Transaction

February 2019*

Ecolab Inc. acquired Bioquell PLC (LSE: BQE), a leading provider of hydrogen peroxide vapor bio-decontamination systems and services for the life sciences and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Andover, U.K.  Bioquell’s 2017 sales were approximately £29 million ($37 million).

November 2018

Aqua America Inc., (NYSE: WTR) (“Aqua”) a regulated water and wastewater utility, acquired Peoples in an all-cash transaction that reflects an enterprise value of $4.275 billion. The transaction included the assumption of approximately $1.3 billion of debt.

October 2018

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (NYSE: AQUA)  acquired ProAct Services Corporation (“ProAct Services”), from a private equity firm, Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company Inc..

June 2018

Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE:HUBB) strengthened its position as a leader in the utility market with its recent acquisition of Aclara Technologies. The all-cash transaction was completed through Hubbell Incorporated Subsidiary,Hubbell Power Systems,and closed for$1.1billion.

February  2018



Peoples Natural Gas

ProAct Services

Aclara Technologies



Aqua America

Evoqua Water Technologies

Hubbell Inc.

Pentair PLC (NYSE: PNR) a leading water treatment company, acquired Aquion for $160M in cash. Aquion manufactures a diverse line of water conditioners, water filters, drinking-water purifiers, ozone and ultraviolet disinfection systems, reverse osmosis systems and acid neutralizers for the residential and commercial water treatment industry.

* Transactions that included August Brown advisory services.

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