Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses

April 2015

The Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

 

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