Pet Industry

SDR in the News: Pet Industry Trends

Pet Industry Specialist and Managing Director, Carol Frank, was recently interviewed by CNBC for the article “8 signs pets are becoming a big consumer class.”

The pet industry has been growing year after year, and expanding at a steady 4% […]

Q4 2013 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q4 2013

M&A activity for the Pet industry has remained steady in Q4 2013, with 7 transactions announced. Once again strategic acquisitions continue to dominate deal activity. This follows the pattern of the overall market, […]

M&A Value drivers

What Drives the Value of Your Business? (Part 1 of 3)

(An Excerpt from the Q4 – 2013 Deal Hound: Pet Industry Newsletter)

The pet industry is one of the most active corners of consumer products, an already active industry, […]

Q3 2013 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q3 2013

Pet Industry M&A activity has slowed down slightly in Q3 2013, with 7 transactions announced compared to 10 in the second quarter. Strategic acquisitions continue to dominate deal activity within the industry, with […]

Q2 2013 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q2 2013

Pet Industry M&A activity has increased in Q2 2013, with 11 transactions closing compared to 5 in the first quarter. Deals varied in size and segment and included pet food manufacturing, veterinary products […]

Q1 2013 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q1 2013

M&A Pet Transactions this past quarter have begun to slow, with only 5 announced transactions. Most deals were strategic acquisitions, in which large companies increase their distribution and offerings by purchasing well-known smaller […]

Q4 2012 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q4 2012

M&A Pet Transactions remained steady in the fourth quarter of 2012, with 7 announced transactions. Once again strategic acquisitions accounted for the majority of the transactions (85%); reinforcing the notion that now might […]

Q3 2012 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q3 2012

In the third quarter Pet Industry M&A activity has slowed down, with only 5 announced transactions. However, these transactions still made an impact on the industry with 40% of deals exceeding $50 million.

September […]

Q2 2012 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q2 2012

Pet Industry M&A activity cooled off a little in the second quarter, with 8 announced transactions compared with 10 in the first quarter. Pet deals varied in size and segment with deals in […]

Q1 2012 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q1 2012

Pet Industry M&A is off to a hot start in 2012, featuring ten announced transactions. Pet deals varied in size and segment with deals in pet product manufacturing, pet food distribution, pet related […]