Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

October 2019

  1. Business services
  2. Healthcare products & services
  3. Industrial products & services
  4. Manufacturing
  5. Technology products & services
  6. Consumer products & services
  7. Software companies 
  8. Financial services
  9. Value-added distributors 
  10. Food & beverage manufacturers
  11. Logistics, transportation & warehousing 
  12. Energy products & services
  13. Infrastructure 
  14. Telecom
  15. Building materials
  16. Educational products & services
  17. Aerospace, military & defense
  18. Engineering services
  19. Chemicals-specialty chemicals
  20. Security/Fraud protection
  21. Testing measurement companies 
  22. Media & entertainment
  23. Medical & dental practices 
  24. Big data/analytics 
  25. Agricultural products & 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.