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Water bomb

24 January 2018 By George Hay

Shares in the French water group fell 16 percent after a profit warning. Utility-like groups with long-term public contracts typically enjoy a low cost of capital. But having governments as clients is no safeguard, as Veolia and Carillion have already shown.

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