Private Equity & Venture Capital

  • Specialty Crop Inputs Report - Spring 2017

NEW REPORT: Mergers, Acquisitions and Investment Activity in the Specialty Crop Inputs Space

Several specialty crop inputs segments, especially biologicals and specialty crop nutrition, have seen increasing acquisition and investment interest from private equity and large crop input companies over the past few years. We believe that this has been driven by […]

  • 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 […]

  • Irrigation Show

2016 Irrigation Show Reveals Innovation and Tech

The Irrigation Show in Las Vegas was an amazing showcase of new technologies and innovation in irrigation equipment, electronics, sensors, system components, software, data analytics, telemetry and web-based water/irrigation system management platforms. Many of the technologies 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • M2 2016: Manufacturing Financing Event

Event Lookback: M2 Highlights Manufacturing and Food & Beverage Financing Trends and Opportunities

The 2nd Annual M2 Conference: Growth & Financing Strategies for Manufacturers, held recently at the Tivoli Ballroom in Denver, Colorado, featured strategic insights from some of the region’s top experts in manufacturing and finance.

Panels of manufacturers and finance professionals […]

  • Q-of-E-Featured

The Benefits of Conducting a Quality of Earnings Study

The key to selling a business is high quality positioning. As your investment banker, we want to tell a clear and accurate story to the market, making sure that the intrinsic and extrinsic elements of value in your business […]

  • Axial Forum

How Does an ESOP Work?

Axial

Gary Miller By Gary Miller – Managing Director, Consulting Division, SDR Ventures

Many owners are now considering selling their businesses as they approach retirement age. When considering their […]

  • Albuquerque Journal

‘Alternative’ Investments Require Extra Diligence, Caution

Albuquerque Journal

Gary Miller - Sell your businessBy Gary Miller – Managing Director, Consulting Division, SDR Ventures

It is no secret the U.S. economy is performing poorly.

First-quarter 2016 gross domestic product, the […]

  • CEOWORLD Magazine

New Financing Opportunities for Owners Seeking ESOPs

Recently, Travis Conway, Managing Director of SDR Ventures explained in CEOWORLD Magazine how new financing options are making employee stock ownership a potentially attractive alternative for those looking to sell their business. In the article, Travis […]