Xylem Enters Agreement to Acquire Evoqua for USD 75 Billion | Financial Buzz

Xylem Enters Agreement to Acquire Evoqua for USD 75 Billion

Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL) and Evoqua (NYSE: AQUA) have entered into a definitive agreement where Xylem will acquire Evoqua in an all-stock transaction that reflects and enterprise value of USD 7.5 Billion. Evoqua’s water treatment will complement Xylem’s distinctive portfolio of solutions with advanced water and wastewater treatment capabilities. Xylem and Evoqua have generated over USD 7 Billion in combined revenue within the 12-month period ending September 30th, 2022 with USD 1.2 Billion in adjusted EBITDA. This acquisition will offer new growth opportunities and may deliver run-rate cost synergies of USD 140 Million within three years driven by scale efficiencies in procurement, network optimizations and corporate costs. “Solving the world’s water challenges has never been more urgent. Our acquisition of Evoqua creates a transformative global platform to address water scarcity, affordability and resilience at even greater scale,” said Patrick Decker, President and CEO of Xylem. “The combined company delivers an unparalleled portfolio of advanced technologies, integrated services and application expertise across the water cycle.”

“Together, our complementary businesses will be even more strongly positioned to help our customers and communities tackle their most challenging water needs,” continued Decker. “We are excited about building the world’s most powerful platform for solving water alongside our Evoqua colleagues.”

“Joining forces with Xylem is an exciting opportunity for Evoqua and for our team members. This combination provides a platform to leverage our combined strengths and increase our impact to better address the most pressing and increasingly complex global water challenges,” said Ron Keating, Evoqua’s President and CEO. “I am incredibly proud of what our team at Evoqua has achieved to date, providing mission-critical water treatment solutions to the market and for our customers. Along the way, we have earned a reputation for quality, safety and reliability around the world. Together with Xylem, we will drive innovation on a larger scale for our customers, positioning us to create even more value for our stakeholders.”

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