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SDR’s Q3 2018 M&A Industry Reports

Reports Explore Recent M&A Activity and Key Trends

The SDR team is pleased to release its Q3 2018 Industry Reports that span several economic sectors including consumer products, food & agriculture.

In creating each report below, we compiled detailed M&A and investment data and […]

Free Fall 2018 Produce Report Available Now

As produce industry participants prepare to showcase their latest innovations and newest products at the PMA Fresh Summit in Orlando this week, several concerns remain top-of-mind including food safety issues and ongoing trade disputes with China. Meanwhile, industry participants […]

Free Download – Pet Industry Primer Examines Key Business Owner Decisions and Provides an Industry Snapshot

In anticipation of the inaugural Pets & Money Summit this December, we’ve prepared a pet industry primer that is designed to help pet business owners consider where to focus their efforts over the coming months and years. The guide is available for […]

Podcast: SDR’s Eric Bosveld Discusses How Food Industry Owners Can Drive Business Value & Start Preparing for an Eventual Exit

SDR Ventures’ Director of Food and Agribusiness, Eric Bosveld, was featured on a recent podcast with Peter Chapman from SKUFood.

Peter, along with his partner Gary Morton, formed SKUFood to help business owners in the food […]

SDR Ventures Collaborates with Farm-Equipment.com and Ag Equipment Intelligence to Provide Capital Market Insights

Background

The farm equipment manufacturing and distribution industry, like the overall agricultural economy, has been stuck in a cyclical low for the last few years. Business owners that considered selling before the market downturn are now stuck holding on until market […]

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 […]

SMB Owners: Ignored No More

One of the largest segments of businesses in the U.S. has been largely ignored by investment banks, but we’re here to change that.

What is SMB?

We define companies with approximately $500,000-$2,000,000 of annual discretionary earnings as Small and Midsize Businesses (SMB). […]

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 […]

SDR Provides Pet Industry Insights to CNBC and U.S. News & World Report

In a recent article that appeared on CNBC.com and U.S. News & World Report, reporter Coryanne Hicks enlisted several stock market strategists and pet industry experts to provide insights into the rapidly expanding pet industry and […]

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 […]