Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

July 2018

  1. Business services
  2. Manufacturing
  3. Healthcare products & services
  4. Technology products & services
  5. Logistics, transportation & warehousing
  6. Consumer products & services 
  7. Industrial products & services
  8. Food & beverage manufacturers
  9. Software companies
  10. Educational products & services
  11. Medical & dental practices 
  12. Energy products & services
  13. Repair & maintenance services
  14. Agricultural products & services 
  15. Automotive products & services
  16. Environmental services
  17. Testing/measurement companies
  18. Communication & marketing services
  19. Engineering services
  20. Media & entertainment
  21. Financial services 
  22. Aerospace, military & defense 
  23. Specialty chemicals
  24. Infrastructure
  25. Telecom

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.