Jodi Burrows

About Jodi Burrows

Jodi Burrows, Vice President, manages transaction advisory and private debt and equity financing. She also conducts business development efforts for SDR Ventures. Jodi joined SDR Ventures in 2015 and has her Series 79 securities license. Jodi co-leads SDR’s Pet Industry Team, including the authorship of SDR’s quarterly Pet Industry Reports. She has a deep understanding of pet industry trends and value drivers and hosts ongoing discussions with strategic companies and investors in the space.

Pet Retail – A Changing Landscape

Quick Guide Examines Key Trends, M&A and Investment Activity in the Pet Retail Space

As we watch sweeping changes in the pet retail space, most notably with the recent $3.3 billion acquisition of Chewy.com by […]

SDR’s “Deal Hound” Pet Report Featured on PetfoodIndustry.com

In a recent Petfood Industry article, “Q1 pet food industry acquisitions: a microcosm of trends,” the publication’s Managing Editor Lindsay Beaton highlighted the correlation between recent pet M&A transactions and developing pet industry trends. She […]

PetSmart Fetches Major Online Share with Chewy.com Acquisition

The largest e-commerce acquisition ever surprisingly occurred in the pet industry when PetSmart announced its purchase of Chewy.com for $3.35 billion last month. It was only a couple of years ago […]

Global Pet Expo 2017: Four Key Trends and Observations

With a record number of exhibitors and attendees again this year, the Thirteenth Annual Global Pet Expo in Orlando was another prime example of the continued growth within the pet industry. We attended the event, […]

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 […]

Amazon’s Increased Logistics Presence Ups Industry Ante

Recently, SDR Vice President Jodi Burrows shared her thoughts on M&A activity and key trends within the logistics industry with the online global supply chain publication EBN. Specifically, Jodi discussed the effects of Amazon’s increased presence […]

Urge to Merge in the Telecom Industry

SDR Vice President Jodi Burrows discusses recent M&A activity in the Telecom Industry

In an article published on TelecomEngine, Jodi Burrows helps identify what is driving recent M&A activity in the telecom industry. She points out that […]

How the West Coast Port Shutdown Revealed Logistics Industry Holes

SDR Vice President, Jodi Burrows, explains current issues facing the international logistics industry in the online global supply chain publication EBN.

The West Coast port shutdown, which lasted six months due to labor disputes, caused major bottlenecks and […]