Eric Bosveld

About Eric Bosveld

Eric Bosveld, Senior Advisor of Food and Agribusiness, utilizes his extensive experience to assist clients in navigating the M&A and private capital markets within the Food and Agribusiness industries. He is also President and Founder of B&A Corporate Advisors, an independent Canadian M&A Advisory firm focused on lower-middle market companies in the food and agribusiness industries.

Private Equity and the Produce Industry – Part 2: Key Business Attributes that Drive Value in a Private Equity Recap

The Private Equity (PE) community is an important source of capital for exiting private business owners and in recent years, have been increasingly active in the Produce Industry.  For example, Agribusiness-focused Blue Road Capital recently acquired B&W Quality Growers from Boyne Capital. […]

Private Equity and the Produce Industry – Part 1: How PE Views Real Property in Valuing Produce Businesses

Over the years, many grower/packers have strived to own a larger percentage of the land they farm, as a strategy to increase the value of their business.  By increasing control of product supply and the quality of the produce they pack and […]

Available Now: Spring/Summer 2019 Produce Report

SDR’s Spring/Summer 2019 Produce Report explores these trends and includes a performance analysis of produce-related public companies and a data-driven analysis of private and public company M&A transactions, deal multiples and private placement activity over the past several years.

The full report is […]

April Produce Deals May Bring Welcome Change to the Produce Industry

M&A Insights: Earthbound and Bolthouse Farms Transactions

On April 11th, Danone and Taylor Farms announced separately that Taylor Farms had successfully completed the acquisition of Danone’s Earthbound Farms for an undisclosed amount.  Also in early April, Campbell’s announced it had reached […]

Webinar: SDR Ventures and Ag Equipment Intelligence Discuss Agricultural Capital Markets and Driving Value in Your Business

How to Increase the Value of Your Business

SDR Ventures’ Senior Advisor of Agribusiness, Eric Bosveld, recently teamed up alongside Ag Equipment Intelligence to host a webinar which discussed the current conditions in the agricultural capital markets and what private business […]

Free Fall 2018 Produce Report Available Now

As produce industry participants prepare to showcase their latest innovations and newest products at the PMA Fresh Summit in Orlando this week, several concerns remain top-of-mind including food safety issues and ongoing trade disputes with China. Meanwhile, industry participants […]

SDR Ventures Collaborates with Farm-Equipment.com and Ag Equipment Intelligence to Provide Capital Market Insights

Background

The farm equipment manufacturing and distribution industry, like the overall agricultural economy, has been stuck in a cyclical low for the last few years. Business owners that considered selling before the market downturn are now stuck holding on until market […]

PRODUCE REPORT: M&A, Investment Activity and Key Trends in the Produce Industry

Free Summer 2018 Produce Report Available Now

As consumers continue to incorporate healthier eating habits into their daily routines, the Produce Industry is responding with product and packaging innovations that drive consumption and convenience. However, the industry is facing significant headwinds such as […]

Talking Shop at IPPE 2018

I attended the 2018 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, and met with over 30 company CEOs and senior executives to talk about their thoughts and viewpoints on the industry. As a merger and acquisitions advisor, those […]

NEW REPORT: Mergers, Acquisitions and Investment Activity in the Produce Industry

Free Produce Report Available Now

Driven by consumer trends toward healthier foods, the produce industry has performed very well in recent years. Consumer demand for convenience and healthy snack products has led many companies in the industry to evolve beyond a strictly commodity-driven […]