Consumer Products

  • Walmart Moosejaw Acquisition

Retail Giant Walmart Jumps the Moose

By Travis Conway, Managing Director, SDR Ventures

The Deal

On February 13, 2017, retailing giant Walmart announced the acquisition of Michigan-based outdoor retailer Moosejaw. In a deal valued at just $51 million, we can be certain […]

  • Q4 2016 Quarterly Reports

Discover the Latest M&A Activity, Trends and 2017 Outlooks with SDR’s Q4 2016 Quarterly Reports

SDR’s Quarterly Reports Contain a Wealth of Valuable Trend Information and Data for Your Business

We’re happy to present our Q4 2016 Quarterly Reports for 11 unique industries. In creating each report below, we examined detailed M&A transaction data and […]

  • Mergermarket

SDR’s Jodi Burrows Featured in Article Examining Mars’ Acquisition of Pet Company VCA

In a recent Mergermarket article, author Jeff Sheban outlined the significance of Mars’ $8.8 billion acquisition of the veterinary and dog day-care company VCA Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF). Sheban cited information from SDR Ventures’ VP Jodi Burrows, including […]

  • Pet Industry: Pet Parenting Trend

Exploring the Economic Effects of the Pet Parenting Trend

The majority of American households are more likely to have pets than children. Two-thirds of pet owners have several companion animals from various species. Recent demographic trends indicate that millennials may even prefer owning a pet instead of having […]

  • Food Dive

Several Factors Point to 2017 Food and Beverage M&A Bounce-Back

In a recent Food Dive feature article, author Carolyn Heneghan sought perspective from SDR Ventures’ Food and Beverage Director Ben Rudman and Mergermarket’s Deputy Editor Anthony Valentino to help paint the landscape for future food and […]

  • Beauty Care

Millennials and Conscious Consumers Sparking Beauty Care Disruption and M&A

Over the past several years, we’ve witnessed the healthy, natural and ethically sourced trend permeate throughout almost every segment of the food and beverage industry. This trend (which clearly is now here to stay), has since spread to […]

  • FoodBytes! Boulder

SDR Team Attends FoodBytes! Boulder

FoodBytes! by Rabobank recently hosted an event at the University of Colorado in Boulder. SDR attended the event, which presented a variety of key themes involving global food and the agribusiness industry.

Rabobank is a premier bank that addresses challenges […]

  • Food Dive

SDR’s Q3 Food & Beverage Report Featured in Food Dive Article

SDR Ventures’ Q3 2016 Food & Beverage Report, which outlines the industry’s latest M&A data and trend information, has been featured in Food Dive, an online food publication.

The […]

  • Q3 2016 Industry Reports

Q3 2016 Quarterly Reports: Featuring the Latest M&A Activity, Industry Trends and Outlook

SDR’s Quarterly Reports Contain a Wealth of Data and Valuable Trend Information for Your Business

We’re pleased to present our Q3 2016 Quarterly Reports. In creating each of our 11 industry reports, we examined detailed financial and transaction data and […]

  • World Dairy Expo

Innovative Solutions Highlight 2016 World Dairy Expo

By Eric Bosveld – Director, Agribusiness & Agrifood

Earlier this month, I had a chance to attend the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin.  With over 700 exhibitors, there certainly were a lot of new products, services and […]