Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

July 2017

  1. Business services
  2. Consumer products and services 
  3. Healthcare products and services 
  4. Specialty packaging 
  5. Aerospace, military and defense businesses 
  6. Industrial services 
  7. Logistics, transportation and warehousing
  8. Media and entertainment 
  9. Niche manufacturing 
  10. Testing/measurement companies 
  11. Food and beverage manufacturers 
  12. Software companies
  13. Bid data/analytics 
  14. Energy products and services 
  15. Financial services
  16. Fire production and systems 
  17. Pharmaceutical 
  18. Security/fraud protection 
  19. Technology products and services 
  20. Agricultural products and services 
  21. Engineering services 
  22. Risk management 
  23. Staffing companies 
  24. Automotive products and services 
  25. Building materials 

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.