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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Benefits of Conducting a Quality of Earnings Study

The key to selling a business is high quality positioning. As your investment banker, we want to tell a clear and accurate story to the market, making sure that the intrinsic and extrinsic elements of value in your business are clearly understood. […]

New Financing Opportunities for Owners Seeking ESOPs

Recently, Travis Conway, Managing Director of SDR Ventures explained in CEOWORLD Magazine how new financing options are making employee stock ownership a potentially attractive alternative for those looking to sell their business. In the article, Travis discusses the benefits […]

Sluggish Market Sends Investors Looking for Alternatives

The Denver Post Business

With interest rates currently near zero, CDs, bonds and banks aren’t providing attractive yields.

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

It is […]

Bull Market Euphoria Can Be High Risk for Retiring Business Owners

Karl EdmundsBy Karl Edmunds – Director, SDR Ventures

The overall economy continues to experience one of the longest bull-market cycles of all time.  Many pundits in the late 90s began to speculate that a […]