Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses

May 2015

The Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

 

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

▲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.