Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

November 2018

  1. Business services
  2. Healthcare products & services
  3. Industrial products & services
  4. Manufacturing
  5. Consumer products & services
  6. Technology products & services
  7. Logistics, transportation & warehousing
  8. Software companies
  9. Energy products & services
  10. Chemicals-specialty chemicals
  11. Engineering services 
  12. Financial services
  13. Food & beverage manufacturers
  14. Value-added distributors 
  15. Media & entertainment
  16. Retail
  17. Telecom
  18. Educational products & services
  19. Packaging & containers
  20. Aerospace, military & defense
  21. Automotive products & services
  22. Electronic product manufacturers 
  23. Outsourced professional services
  24. Plastics
  25. Waste treatment

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.