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How may we help you?

WaterTrust offers capital and growth solutions for the middle market water industry helping owners:

  • access capital solutions that meet your unique needs
  • receive superior returns with low execution risk
  • build for the future


Experts estimate that millions of baby boomer entrepreneurs will close or sell their business in the next decade and that 72% don’t have an exit plan.

WaterTrust helps water business owners develop and secure capital solutions that uniquely fund and enhance their plans and goals. This may be to fund an expansion, sell or merge your business, buyout a founder, or to accomplish some other goal.

We bring both the water industry knowledge and leading investment banking practice required for more successful outcomes.

What do you need funded?

Peakstone is a leading investment bank that specializes in mergers and acquisitions advisory and capital raising for middle market clients. The team is comprised of senior investment banking professionals who have decades of experience and have executed hundreds of transactions totalling billions of dollars. Peakstone works with owners of businesses with annual revenues between $10 and $500 million. John Tillotson is Senior Advisor for Peakstone’s water industry practice.


Why modernize? 

Example problem: A water business in a commoditized market space wins most new business on low-priced bids, and with each passing year it gets tougher to win.

Example solution: The water business has a unique value proposition, offers superior ‘Smart’ services and enjoys a low (internal) cost advantage.

Impact: 25 – 100%+ increase in top line growth and bottom line profitability.


  • make it easier and more enjoyable to win
  • invigorate employees, customers and the media with exciting new capabilities
  • build a more valuable business and a better place to work 

Modernizing your water business is not only doable, it could be rejuvinating. 


Change is difficult, but can also be inspiring.

WaterTrust can help you tackle these and many other challenges head on. We bring proven capital solutions, industry expertise, a fresh perspective and methods to modernize operations, build a winning brand and attract the next generation talent.

How may we help you?


Contact John Tillotson for more information