Top 25 Most Desirable Businesses Sought After By Buyers*

November 2017

  1. Consumer products & services
  2. Healthcare products and services
  3. Business services
  4. Technology products and services
  5. Industrial products & services
  6. Niche manufacturing 
  7. Logistics, transportation & warehousing
  8. Food & beverage manufacturers 
  9. Energy products and services
  10. Aerospace, military & defense businesses 
  11. Specialty chemicals 
  12. Educational products & services
  13. Engineering services
  14. Laboratory products & services
  15. Retail
  16. Security & fraud protection
  17. Testing & measurement companies
  18. Building materials
  19. Communication & marketing services
  20. Fire protection & systems
  21. Automotive products & services 
  22. Environmental services
  23. Repair & maintenance services
  24. Pharmaceuticals
  25. Electronic product manufactures

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.