If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that change comes at us quickly, without warning, and occasionally from where we least expect. Industry disruptions, global supply chain shifts, changes in consumer tastes and demand, and even global pandemics can derail a lifetime […]
Industry Reports Explore Recent M&A Activity and Key Trends
SDR’s Industry Reports for 2H 2019 span several economic sectors including consumer products, food & agriculture, manufacturing & distribution, business services, healthcare and technology.
In creating each report below, we compiled detailed M&A and investment […]
When we meet with new clients, we often find that they have some misconceptions about selling their business. That’s only natural, so we present three non-negotiable best practices right up front. We’ll share them with you here, no charge.
Number One: […]
Axial Recognizes SDR Ventures As Top 20 Lower Middle Market Investment Bank For Third Consecutive Quarter
The SDR Team is pleased to announce that SDR has been recognized as the #9 investment bank in Axial’s Top 20 Lower Middle Market Investment Banks in Q3. The winners are based on Axial’s league tables, which take into […]
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 […]
Why SDR Doesn’t Participate in the Competitive Bid “Bake Off”
When business owners are ready to sell, it’s not unusual to see an “RFP,” request for proposal. Prospective sellers announce they are looking for an investment banking firm to help. Come […]