SDR was established in Auckland, New Zealand in 1996. Initially acting as an international trade consultancy, it has in recent years shifted its focus to merger and acquisition work for overseas companies wishing to establish a presence in the European, American, Asian and Australasian market and vice versa.. Support is provided in setting up local offices, through new ventures, partnerships, mergers or acquisitions.
We tailor-make our services to meet their exact requirements. We believe that good personal relationships are essential for creating the level of understanding and trust required to conduct this type of business successfully and with integrity.
Market Surveys and Industry Analysis
Through the target identification, due diligence and valuation studies, negotiations, financing of deals, right to the final conclusion of a transaction or opening an office.
International Trade Consultancy
SDR focus is on merger and acquisition work for overseas companies wishing to establish a presence in the European, American, Asian and Australasian market and vice versa.
SDR Limited are located in New Zealand and France - get in touch
Stephen Diver the Managing Director of SDR, has had extensive professional experience in New Zealand, Germany, Austria, Poland, Australia and Russia. After working for the New Zealand Treasury as an economist and serving as the New Zealand Trade Commissioner to Germany and Eastern Europe for 6 years, he returned to New Zealand to set up SDR.
Dr. Anton DaubnerPrincipal
Dr Anton Daubner is located in Dortmund, Germany. Anton primarily supports SDR clients in Europe and North America. For more than 10 years, he was managing director of companies in the mechanical and process engineering, agricultural, and food industries. He seved as CEo of WestfaliaSurge, an international dairy industry player with several hundred million Euro turnover, where he integrated acquisitions and reorganised the international organisation.
Monique SurgesGerman Trade Representative
Monique Surges is primarily engaged as the German Trade Representative for the German Chambers of Commerce. She also supports Stephen in his similar function as the Austrian Trade Representative.
Ryno Verster started his career as an electrical engineer, specialising in design and later in project management. In recent years he has branched out to finance and financial modelling. His professional experience extends across South Africa, New Zealand, Lesotho and Switzerland.
Ryno works predominantly in analysing and valuing businesses, developing financial models and assisting with strategic planning.
Here at SDR we are here to help you foster and grow new connections for your business throughout the world.
If your business is looking to expand to a new environment and require assistance in doing so, get in touch with us so we can help you grow and succeed.
In order to provide a comprehensive services to our clients, covering all aspects of their proposed establishment or acquisition, SDR has established a successful partnership network. These partners are brought in to assist in areas where SDR does not have the expertise or to extend our resources. Dealing only with highly reputable companies, with high levels of expertise, we offer our clients a consistent level of excellence.
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