Pet Industry

U.S. Consumers Show Their Love For Pets

As any pet industry expert, and certainly every pet owner, knows, U.S. consumers will go to great lengths to spoil their furry, scaly and feathered friends. But have you ever stopped to consider what all that love is worth?

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Q4 2011 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – 2011

The fourth quarter of 2011 was marked with only a few pet transactions as many pet companies focused on organic growth. However, the overall 2011 calendar year was very strong for pet transactions […]

Q3 2011 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q3 2011

The pet industry showed its resilience in spite of market conditions again this quarter as mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) in the pet industry outpaced M&A in most other sectors.  In a quarter where […]

Q2 2011 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q2 2011

The Pet Industry continued its acquisitive growth in the second quarter though at a slower pace. As larger pet companies find it difficult to come up with innovative new products and services, they […]

Q1 2011 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q1 2011

The Pet Industry finished out the First Quarter of 2011 with a sizeable amount of M&A activity. Strategic acquisitions continue to dominate deal activity within the industry, with a particular focus on unique […]

Q4 2010 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q4 2010

The Pet Industry finished 2010 with a flurry of M&A activity involving financial and strategic industry insiders looking to grow through acquisition. The quarter-over-quarter increase in deal activity was driven primarily by strategic […]

Q3 2010 Deal Hound

Pet Industry Deal Activity – Q3 2010

Mergers and acquisitions within the Pet Industry continued to show strong volume and healthy deal multiples for the third quarter of 2010.  As medium and large strategic buyers in the sector look to […]

Top Business Issues Survey – Q3 2010

Thanks again to those that participated in the survey and contributed to the production of meaningful results.


Clear Separation of Data

Conveniently, the survey results can be broken-down into four distinct quartiles.  Capital Access, Employee Management and Company Performance […]

SDR Co-Sponsors 11th Annual CEO Forum

SDR Ventures is proud to have been a sponsor of the 2010 Colorado CEO Forum, held on September 28th. Over 400 Colorado CEOs attended this year’s event, held at the Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Center for the […]

SDR Ventures Co-Hosts Valuation Webinar

On Wednesday June 16, SDR Ventures and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) joint-hosted a webinar on business valuation.

The webinar was presented in an effort to educate pet industry business […]