Waterleau announcing New Shareholder

Group Machiels becomes majority shareholder of Waterleau.

Waterleau Group NV has successfully executed an important capital increase which secures the ambitious plans of the company for the future. With this transaction, the Belgian family-owned environmental company Group Machiels becomes 51% shareholder of Waterleau Group.

The other shares remain in the hands of the founding partners, the Vriens family as well as the management. Group Machiels and Waterleau share the same vision on protecting the blue planet and embracing the circular economy.

Waterleau holds an enviable record in wastewater treatment, water production as well as water reuse. The company also acquired expertise in air purification, biogas production as well as energy recovery.

Over the past 20 years, Waterleau has turned into a global player developing environmental technologies and providing green solutions helping industrial as well as public clients reach their sustainable development goals.

Waterleau employs around 500 environmental experts based in its different offices in Belgium, France, Germany, Portugal, US, Morocco, Egypt, South Africa, Macau and Chili.

The strategy of Waterleau remains to provide integrated solutions for water and wastewater treatment as well as for the treatment of its by-products. The company continues investing in the expansion of its portfolio of technologies to ensure that advanced and proven solutions can be offered to our customers.

Access to Waterleau’s expertise throughout the lifecycle of the provided solution will result in better managed performance and reduced operating expense of the investment made. This enables our customers to focus on their core business while we focus on compliance and OPEX control.

They offer tailor made services ranging from remote monitoring, on-site inspections and interventions, spare parts management to full O&M. Their dashboard keeps customers updated on treatment KPI’s, offering managers total peace of mind.