The firms water/environmental practice is the cornerstone of the company. Since 1986, the firm has expanded its understanding of the water and environmental markets, maintained close relationships with key decision makers in engineering, construction, operation and maintenance, equipment, and with officials in government at the municipal, state, and federal levels. The firm also has expanded internationally in the water/environmental markets and serves French, German, and British clients as well as industrial clients in Europe. By maintaining strong ties with the owners of family business and participating in the strategic planning efforts of larger clients, the firm has been able to assist clients in putting together successful mergers that benefit both parties. In this practice, the firm assists project development firms in structuring and financing water and environmental transactions and in providing financial advisory services to these firms on water, wastewater, and residuals management transactions. The firm also assists municipalities in reviewing financing options for water and environmental projects and is familiar with the federal, state, and public-private partnership financing options that are available to municipalities.
Specific transaction experience for each service is consolidated and available under the following services: