In 1997, the Philippine government has privatized their water company in the metropolitan Manila area. The East Zone concession was won by Manila Water Company and Maynilad Water Services West Zone concession. Over the next decade, Manila Water turned in an impressive performance and profitable, while Maynilad failed. Describes the management measures of Manila Water and raises the question of whether and how much they should apply for the vacated West Zone concession.

In 1997, the Philippine government has privatized their water company in the metropolitan Manila area. The East Zone concession was won by Manila Water Company and Maynilad Water Services West Zone concession. Over the next decade, Manila Water turned in an impressive performance and profitable, while Maynilad failed. Describes the management measures of Manila Water and raises the question of whether and how much they should bid cleared for the West Zone concession.
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V. Kasturi Rangan
Source: Harvard Business School
21 pages.
Release Date: 09 August 2007. Prod #: 508004-PDF-ENG
Manila Water Company HBR case solution