What We Learned From a Police Department’s Dramatic Overhaul

This has been a year of upheaval in so many ways. In the noise we can choose to focus on negatives, or we can look for opportunities to improve. One jarring topic has been a call to “defund the police” in the […]

The Reality of Good Businesses

“Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions.” – Unknown

One of the benefits of entering a fifth decade of business is the ability to look back. The concept of a “New Normal” or “It’s different this time” rarely holds […]

Available Now – 2H 2019 Industry Reports

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 […]

Year in Review – 2019

2019 was a great year for our clients! The Year in Review Report highlights our client success, trending deal sectors and firm awards/recognition. […]

Denver Business Journal – Table of Experts: Selling Your Business

SDR Ventures’ Principal, Chris Bouck, recently participated in Denver Business Journal‘s Table of Experts series where he and other industry experts discussed the topic “Selling Your Business.”

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“What’s the next […]

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 […]

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 […]

SDR Ventures Joins Geneva Capital Group’s International Network of Deal Makers

SDR Ventures is pleased to announce that it has become a member of Geneva Capital Group (GCG), a global network of M&A Advisory, Investment Banking and Corporate Finance firms. It is our common goal to support companies and business owners across […]