PRODUCE REPORT: M&A, Investment Activity and Key Trends in the Produce Industry

Free Summer 2018 Produce Report Available Now

As consumers continue to incorporate healthier eating habits into their daily routines, the Produce Industry is responding with product and packaging innovations that drive consumption and convenience. However, the industry is facing significant headwinds such as […]

Post-Merger Integration Success Rides On a “Same-Team” Mentality

The word “merger” often evokes images of powerful collaborations and formidable partnerships. While business mergers or acquisitions are generally full of promise (at least at the onset), the full benefits won’t ever come to fruition without successful post-merger integration.

The Harvard Business Review […]

Digging In With a Businessman’s Review

For Business Owners Looking to Optimize Operations and Prepare for an Exit in the Next 1-3 Years, a Businessman’s Review Can Help Set a Baseline and Outline Actionable Goals

There are numerous reasons why business owners enlist the help of investment banks, most […]

Alternative Approaches to the 4% Retirement Rule

Many people approaching retirement age have worked within the expectation of the 4%-Per-Year Retirement Rule. Nearly 25 years ago, financial adviser Bill Bengen wrote that withdrawing 4% of one’s “nest egg” per year in retirement would be offset by […]

2017 Macroeconomic Outlook and Industries to Watch

Economists Expect a Strong 2017, with Oil & Gas Services, Digital Advertising and Pet Grooming & Boarding Among the Top Industries Poised for Growth

Macroeconomic Outlook

Despite the attention that November’s presidential election garnered, and particularly the differing economic approaches of each […]

Making the First Contact in Negotiations Could Save Money

Silicon Valley Globe Business

Gary Miller

By Gary Miller – Managing Director, Consulting Division, SDR Ventures

I often receive inquiries from business owners who are negotiating to buy or sell a […]

Valuing a Business for Sale is Part Art, Part Science

Albuquerque Journal

Gary Miller - Sell your businessBy Gary Miller – Managing Director, Consulting Division, SDR Ventures

Many sellers of privately owned businesses overvalue their companies. This mistake is a major reason why businesses fail […]

Event Lookback: M2 Highlights Manufacturing and Food & Beverage Financing Trends and Opportunities

The 2nd Annual M2 Conference: Growth & Financing Strategies for Manufacturers, held recently at the Tivoli Ballroom in Denver, Colorado, featured strategic insights from some of the region’s top experts in manufacturing and finance.

Panels of manufacturers and finance professionals discussed topics ranging […]