Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

September 2017

  1. Business services
  2. Healthcare products and services
  3. Niche manufacturing
  4. Consumer products & Services
  5. Industrial products & services
  6. Software companies
  7. Technology products and services
  8. Educational products and services 
  9. Energy products and services
  10. Financial Services 
  11. Logistics, transportation & Warehousing
  12. Value-added distributors
  13. Repair & maintenance services 
  14. Retail
  15. Pet products & services
  16. Media & entertainment
  17. Medical & dental practices
  18. Food & beverage manufacturers 
  19. Specialty chemicals
  20. Aerospace, military & defense businesses
  21. Engineering services
  22. Plastic manufacturing 
  23. Entertainment businesses ◄
  24. Hobby/Craft businesses 
  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.