Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

May 2018

  1. Business services
  2. Healthcare products & services
  3. Industrial products & services 
  4. Industrial products & services
  5. Logistics, transportation & warehousing
  6. Technology products & services 
  7. Manufacturing
  8. Financial services
  9. Food & beverage manufacturers
  10. Specialty chemicals 
  11. Educational products & services 
  12. Energy products & services
  13. Software companies
  14. Aerospace, military & defense businesses
  15. Automotive products & services
  16. Environmental services
  17. Building materials
  18. Media & entertainment
  19. Engineering services
  20. Packaging & containers
  21. Retail 
  22. Telecom 
  23. Security/Fraud protection
  24. Testing/measurement companies
  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.