Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

July 2016

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

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.