American Water Works Co., Inc.

1025 Laurel Oak Road,
Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
United States,
(856) 346-8200
www.amwater.com

American Water Works Company, Inc. is a geographically diversified United States water and wastewater utility company. The Company's primary business involves the ownership of subsidiaries that provide water and wastewater utility services to residential, commercial, industrial and other customers, including sale for resale and public authority customers. American Water Works Co., Inc. was formed in 1886 and is headquartered in Voorhees, New Jersey.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 1 - 1 3 - 1 6
vol $130M $365M $495M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
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$365M (2018-04-11)
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According to our data here at Mergr, American Water Works has acquired 7 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

American Water Works’ largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired Southern - Pivotal Home Solutions for $365M. American Water Works has acquired in 4 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include utilities (50%) and environmental (34%).

When analyzing the utilities sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 84 utilities companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 5 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic utilities acquirer over the past 3 years is Waterlogic, with 11 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the utilities sector over the past 3 years is Allianz Capital Partners with 3 platform acquisitions.

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