Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

August 2016

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