A Lifetime of Work Deserves More Than a Sales Pitch

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 […]

Available Now – 1H 2019 Industry Reports

Industry Reports Explore Recent M&A Activity and Key Trends

The SDR team is pleased to announce the release of its Industry Reports for 1H 2019. These reports span several economic sectors including consumer products, food & agriculture, manufacturing & distribution, business services, healthcare […]

Mega Investment Banks Hunting Mid-Market Deals. Ask Yourself Why.

The phone rings. A big investment banking firm – a firm you’ve seen in the news – is on the line. They’re interested in managing the sale of your lower middle market business. It’s flattering. But why is a firm known for […]

Out Now – 4Q 2018 Industry Reports

Industry Reports Explore Recent M&A Activity and Key Trends

The SDR team is pleased to release its 4Q 2018 Industry Reports. These reports span several economic sectors including consumer products, food & agriculture, manufacturing & distribution, business services, healthcare and technology.

In creating each […]

Just Released – Q2 2018 & 1H 2018 Industry Reports

Industry Reports Explore Recent M&A Activity and Key Trends

The SDR team is pleased to release its Q2 2018 and 1H 2018 Industry Reports that span several economic sectors including consumer products, food & agriculture, manufacturing & distribution, business services, healthcare and technology.

In […]

Q1 2018 Industry Reports – Available Now

SDR’s Quarterly Reports Explore Recent M&A Activity and Trends for 10 Industries

We’re pleased to release our latest quarterly industry reports, which cover several economic sectors including consumer products, manufacturing, business services, healthcare, technology and agriculture.

We compiled detailed M&A and investment data and […]

What Private Equity’s Huge Capital Pile Means for Business Owners

The “capital superabundance” in private equity is having profound effects on the market

Private equity (PE) firms have an enormous amount of capital that is sitting on the sidelines. Estimates of global private equity “dry powder” totaled nearly $1.5 trillion in 2016, which […]

Explore Key Trends and M&A Activity with SDR’s Q3 2017 Quarterly Reports

SDR’s Quarterly Reports Contain a Wealth of Valuable Trend Information and Data for Your Business

We’re pleased to present our Q3 2017 Quarterly Reports for 10 unique industries. In creating each report below, we examined detailed M&A transaction data and analyzed industry-specific developments […]

Discover Q2 2017 M&A Activity and Trends Across 10 Industries

SDR’s Quarterly Reports Contain Valuable Information and Data for Business Owners and CEOs

In Q2 2017, there were many pivotal M&A developments in multiple industries that SDR works in, such as Amazon’s announced purchase of Whole Foods in the Food and Beverage […]

15 Years Strong

Since 2002, SDR Ventures Has Put Business Owners’ Interests First

Our Motivation

From day one, we set out to build the exceptional team and investment banking services that entrepreneurs deserved. While the landscape of the middle market has changed, SDR’s motivation and […]