World water-company leader Veolia Environnement (VE +0.8%) may put off the sale of its U.K....

|By:, SA News Editor

World water-company leader Veolia Environnement (VE +0.8%) may put off the sale of its U.K. water division, valued around $800M, as bids from Blackstone Group (BX) and Goldman Sachs (GS) disappointed. Veolia's selling assets and cutting costs on lower demand for waste treatment and recycling.