Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

January 2017

  1. Business services
  2. Industrial products & services
  3. Healthcare products & services
  4. Consumer products and services
  5. Technology products and services
  6. Niche manufacturing
  7. Logistics, transportation & warehousing
  8. Food & beverage manufacturers
  9. Energy products and services
  10. Educational products & services
  11. Building materials
  12. Specialty Chemicals
  13. Retail
  14. Software companies
  15. Engineering services
  16. Financial services
  17. Medical & dental practices
  18. Packaging & Containers
  19. Pharmaceuticals 
  20. Repair & maintenance services ▲
  21. Insurance 
  22. Plastics 
  23. Agricultural products & services 
  24. Electronic product manufactures 
  25. Environmental 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.