Target Industry Number of
Deals
Value ($millions)
     
Real Estate; Mortgage Bankers and Brokers 369 42,230.4
Business Services 188 17,879.0
Oil and Gas; Petroleum Refining 124 24,203.8
Prepackaged Software 110 12,013.9
Hotels and Casinos 99 10,538.7
Commercial Banks, Bank Holding Companies 87 6,510.6
Drugs 76 14,771.9
Measuring, Medical, Photo Equipment; Clocks 75 11,280.8
Health Services 74 6,805.6
Investment & Commodity Firms/Dealers/Exch. 63 12,267.4
Electronic and Electrical Equipment 59 7,257.9
Electric, Gas, and Water Distribution 55 11,837.9
Metal and Metal Products 48 7,299.1
Transportation and Shipping (except air) 46 3,472.0
Chemicals and Allied Products 40 6,121.7
Mining 39 2,816.1
Food and Kindred Products 38 5,062.9
Telecommunications 35 4,863.7
Radio and Television Broadcasting Stations 31 3,798.2
Insurance 30 6,772.0
Machinery 30 4,421.1
Wholesale Trade-Durable Goods 28 6,102.2
Credit Institutions 27 3,762.4
Miscellaneous Retail Trade 26 1,862.7
Construction Firms 22 2,035.1
Printing, Publishing, and Allied Services 19 1,561.1
Amusement and Recreation Services 18 1,464.0
Wholesale Trade-Nondurable Goods 18 1,228.9
Transportation Equipment 18 1,051.8
Computer and Office Equipment 15 3,868.5
Rubber and Miscellaneous Plastic Products 15 3,471.5
Textile and Apparel Products 15 2,419.9
Wood Products, Furniture, and Fixtures 15 1,289.0
Communications Equipment 14 3,532.9
Retail Trade-Eating and Drinking Places 14 640.8
Aerospace and Aircraft 13 2,114.4
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 12 3,031.9
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 12 2,853.1
Motion Picture Production and Distribution 12 916.4
Paper and Allied Products 11 1,984.9
Air Transportation and Shipping 11 1,961.8
Repair Services 10 1,015.9
Social Services 10 835.4
Advertising Services 9 1,215.5
Sanitary Services 9 1,050.9
Retail Trade-Food Stores 9 785.2
Savings and Loans, Mutual Savings Banks 8 838.0
Leather and Leather Products 6 777.2
Personal Services 6 222.1
Retail Trade-General Merchandise & Apparel 5 1,111.2
Stone, Clay, Glass, and Concrete Products 4 1,568.9
Educational Services 4 333.9
Tobacco Products 3 701.2
Soaps, Cosmetics and Personal-Care Products 3 672.8
Public Administration 3 284.8
Retail Trade-Home Furnishings 1 180.0
Miscellaneous Services 1 4.4
     
Source: Thomson Reuters    

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