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 […]

Axial Forum Article Explores Pet Industry M&A and Investment Outlook

SDR’s Jodi Burrows Provides Insights and Data on Pet Industry M&A and Private Equity Interest

In a recent article on the Axial Forum, author Nora Zhou interviewed SDR Ventures’ VP Jodi Burrows to gain her perspective on strong pet […]

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 […]

New Industry Data Available for Health, Wellness & Beauty Products and Services Industries

Free Detailed M&A and Trend Analysis Tear Sheets – Available Now

Both the Health, Wellness & Beauty Products and Services Industries have benefited in recent years from several macroeconomic and societal trends, and have experienced significant year-over-year growth.

The […]

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 […]

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 cited SDR’s quarterly […]

U.S. Oil & Gas Industry Benefiting from Mexico’s Growth

Mexico’s growing middle class is rapidly becoming Gulf Coast refiners’ gain. In a recent article published in New Orleans CityBusiness, reporter Joe Michael outlined this growing trend. He interviewed SDR’s Energy Director Steve Crower […]

Explore Key Q1 2017 Trends and M&A Activity Across 10 Industries

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

2017 is off to an intriguing start, with numerous industries experiencing shifts in sentiment and stock performance as a result of the new presidential administration, and others struggling to adapt […]

NEW REPORT: Mergers, Acquisitions and Investment Activity in the Specialty Crop Inputs Space

Several specialty crop inputs segments, especially biologicals and specialty crop nutrition, have seen increasing acquisition and investment interest from private equity and large crop input companies over the past few years. We believe that this has been driven by the market entry […]