Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses

March 2015

The Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

 

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

▲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.