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 […]

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 […]

Available Now: Spring/Summer 2019 Produce Report

SDR’s Spring/Summer 2019 Produce Report explores these trends and includes a performance analysis of produce-related public companies and a data-driven analysis of private and public company M&A transactions, deal multiples and private placement activity over the past several years.

The full report is […]

April Produce Deals May Bring Welcome Change to the Produce Industry

M&A Insights: Earthbound and Bolthouse Farms Transactions

On April 11th, Danone and Taylor Farms announced separately that Taylor Farms had successfully completed the acquisition of Danone’s Earthbound Farms for an undisclosed amount.  Also in early April, Campbell’s announced it had reached […]

Talking Shop at IPPE 2018

I attended the 2018 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, and met with over 30 company CEOs and senior executives to talk about their thoughts and viewpoints on the industry. As a merger and acquisitions advisor, those […]

‘Alternative’ Investments Require Extra Diligence, Caution

Albuquerque Journal

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

It is no secret the U.S. economy is performing poorly.

First-quarter 2016 gross domestic product, the broadest measure of […]

Amazon’s Increased Logistics Presence Ups Industry Ante

Recently, SDR Vice President Jodi Burrows shared her thoughts on M&A activity and key trends within the logistics industry with the online global supply chain publication EBN. Specifically, Jodi discussed the effects of Amazon’s increased presence in the space.

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8 Things That Would Stop You From Selling Your Business

Silicon Valley Globe Business

Gary Miller

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

Many business owners are jumping on the “band wagon” to sell their companies, trying to […]