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5 December 2018

Saur is appointed to manage wastewater for the urban authority of Dinan in the French Department of Côtes-d’Armor

  The urban authority of Dinan has opted for a new governance structure to manage its public wastewater drainage and treatment system with the formation of a SEMOP single-transaction public/private company called Eaux de Dinan-Assainissement, which will begin trading on 1 January 2019.   The urban authority of Dinan (a community of 100,000 residents in the Côtes-d’Armor [...]

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3 December 2018

EQT completes the acquisition of French water services management company SAUR

  • Acquisition by EQT Infrastructure marks the beginning of a new and promising chapter for SAUR   • EQT Infrastructure reiterates its commitment as responsible owner and trusted partner supporting SAUR’s sustainable growth and development, both in France and internationally   • This investment represents a key milestone in EQT’s overall growth strategy and geographical expansion into the attractive [...]

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28 November 2018

Pollutec 2018 – Pure Innovation: the very best of Saur water services technology and innovation

  As a company dedicated to water, Saur is at Pollutec 2018 from 27 November to 30 November showcasing its water services solutions: innovative and distinctive technologies developed specifically to respond to the major water challenges facing local authorities, industrial users and consumers.   The new challenges of a fast-changing water industry   Local authorities and industrial users face many [...]

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28 October 2018

The urban authority of Agen has awarded Saur the contract to manage its water supply and wastewater treatment services

  On 28 November 2018, Jean Dionis du Séjour, President of the Urban Authority of Agen, Pierre Delouvrie, Mayor of St Hilaire de Lusignan and vice-president for water supply and wastewater treatment, and Louis-Roch Burgard, Executive Chairman of SAUR, officially signed the DSP public utilities outsourcing contract for management of the authority’s water supply and wastewater [...]

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2 October 2018

Saur strengthens its presence in Occitanie with the acquisition of Alliance Environnement

  Saur acquires Alliance Environnement, the independent regional specialist, whose operations focus chiefly on providing water supply, wastewater treatment and organic waste recycling services in the south-east quarter of France.   This external growth acquisition is integral to the Group’s Initiative 2022 corporate plan, which targets annual revenue of €2 billion by 2022. The plan has the support [...]

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2 October 2018

Saur accelerates its growth in the Spanish market

As part of its Initiative 2022 strategic plan, Saur announces the 100% acquisition by its Spanish subsidiary Gestagua of Nuinsa Inversiones, which held some of the Valoriza group’s equity investments in Emalsa, Sercanarias and Valorinima. This acquisition makes the Saur Group the majority shareholder in Emalsa, the company responsible for water management in Las Palmas [...]

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23 July 2018

The EQT european fund has entered into exclusive negotiations with a view to acquiring the Saur group

Following the decision made by the Supervisory Board of the Saur Group last April to launch the search for one or more stable partners to accompany their development, the Group’s shareholders have entered into exclusive negotiations with EQT. EQT is a European investment fund with approximately € 50bn in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT [...]

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7 May 2018

Saur Solidarités supports the Wash Friendly School programme in Vietnam

The non-profit organisation XUÂN has set up the Wash Friendly School programme to promote the basic rules of hygiene in some of the most deprived regions of Vietnam. Phuoc Hao B is one of the schools to benefit from this initiative, with support from Saur Solidarités. Giving impoverished children in remote regions of Vietnam the opportunity [...]

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3 April 2018

Saur: transitioning to a new shareholder structure to support the development of the group

  The Saur group Supervisory board has taken the decision to seek one or more financially stable partners to support the development of the company. The current shareholders may remain shareholders up to a maximum equity stake of 30%. The decision by the Supervisory board to adopt this option reflects its confidence in the company and [...]

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9 November 2017

Saur launches its new Initiative 2022 strategic ambition Target

    With Initiative 2022, Saur is reasserting its commitment to expansion by setting a target to boost its annual revenue by €700 million between now and 2022. Now refocused on the Group's water core businesses, this new corporate plan is supported by new investment capacity and a differentiation strategy built around innovation, local presence and digital [...]

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