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 […]

A Lifetime of Work Deserves More Than a Sales Pitch

Why SDR Doesn’t Participate in the Competitive Bid “Bake Off”

When business owners are ready to sell, it’s not unusual to see an “RFP,” request for proposal. Prospective sellers announce they are looking for an investment banking firm to help. Come […]

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 […]

Who’s Looking Out for You? A Specialist in Your Field, or a Specialist in Your Transaction?

We’re often struck by how little – even experienced business owners – understand about the role of investment bankers. Then it occurs to us, even some in our field may misunderstand our role.

One thing we’re certain of, when a business owner comes […]

Quick Q&A with SDR’s Scott Mitchell

Special Edition: Get to Know the SDR Team

This week, to continue our blog series “Get to Know the SDR Team,” we met up with SDR Vice President Scott Mitchell to learn more about his background, his professional life and some random […]

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Health, Fitness & Wellness Are Top-of-Mind for Consumers and Investors

A recent Axial article examines how the development of health and wellness industry has translated into investments and M&A activity. The article features health and wellness data from SDR Ventures, including the fact that Natural & Organic Foods […]

15 Years Strong

Since 2002, SDR Ventures Has Put Business Owners’ Interests First

Our Motivation

From day one, we set out to build the exceptional team and investment banking services that entrepreneurs deserved. While the landscape of the middle market has changed, SDR’s motivation and […]

SDR’s 2nd Annual Operation Christmas Child Volunteer Day

This December, 15 members of the SDR team, along with some friends and family, swapped our button-downs for blue jeans for a great day of volunteering. For the second straight year, SDR helped package and ship shoeboxes full of toys, clothing, candy, […]

‘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 […]