Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

February 2016

  1. Healthcare products & services 
  2. Niche manufacturing companies 
  3. Business service companies 
  4. Industrial services
  5. Consumer products & services 
  6. Value-added distributors 
  7. Software companies
  8. Technology products & services
  9. Logistics, transportation & warehousing 
  10. Aerospace, military & defense businesses 
  11. Energy products & services
  12. Educational products & services
  13. Outsourced professional services
  14. Building materials 
  15. Specialty chemicals 
  16. Specialty packaging 
  17. Agricultural products & services
  18. Retail
  19. Telecom
  20. Environmental services
  21. Communication & marketing services ▼
  22. Restaurants 
  23. Insurance services 
  24. Pet products & services 
  25. Waste

Increased interest   Decreased interest New to the list   (Blank) no change

* Private equity groups, corporations, and high net worth individuals have contacted O’Keeffe & O’Malley in the last 60 days with their investment criteria. The list is ranked in order by the number of interested parties in each type of business segment. Size, earnings, and other criteria have been left out. For specific details on these buyers please contact O’Keeffe & O’Malley at 913.648.0185.