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 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 […]

SDR Ventures Presents Pet Industry Webinar Series

Over the past several months, SDR Ventures has hosted a series of webinars focused on the pet industry. SDR’s pet industry expert, Carol Frank, delivered the webinars to members of the American Pet Products Association (APPA).