Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

June 2019

  1. Business services
  2. Manufacturing
  3. Healthcare products & services
  4. Consumer products & services
  5. Industrial products & services
  6. Technology products & services
  7. Value-added distributors 
  8. Software companies
  9. Logistics, transportation & warehousing 
  10. Food & beverage manufacturers
  11. Financial services 
  12. Educational products & services
  13. Energy products & services
  14. Outsourced professional services 
  15. Aerospace, military & defense
  16. Chemicals-specialty chemicals 
  17. Environmental services
  18. Pharmaceutical
  19. Retail 
  20. Building materials
  21. Engineering services
  22. Infrastructure
  23. Medial & entertainment 
  24. Telecom
  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.