We are The McLean Group

The McLean Group is a leading investment bank that provides objective strategic and financial advice on mergers and acquisitions and business valuations.  Our investment banking advisory and valuation services are built on comprehensive industry knowledge, extensive transaction experience, senior-level attention to every client engagement, and a real-time understanding of industry-specific value drivers.  By partnering with clients and providing strategic advice through every phase of a company’s development, The McLean Group is uniquely positioned to support our clients’ long-term success.




We provide comprehensive advisory services to companies executing a merger, acquisition or divestiture, or exploring capital solutions to fund growth.  We are objective advisors and run highly tailored processes specifically structured to achieve our clients’ goals. Additionally, we provide buy-side support and advise on debt and equity recapitalizations, including management buyouts, formation of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), raising capital, and other corporate finance transactions.


Through a dedicated business valuation practice, we provide a comprehensive offering of objective valuation services, including financial security and intangible asset valuations for a variety of transaction, financial reporting, and tax purposes.  We advise boards of directors, investors, trustees, and other corporate leaders on a range of issues, and render valuation opinions for equity inventive plans, ESOPs, fairness opinions, estate and gift tax valuations, intangible asset valuations, and litigation support.









Aerospace, Defense, Government M&A Q2 Update

The McLean Group tracked 50 announced Defense and Government Services transactions during Q2 2017,
representing a higher level of activity from that in Q1 2017 and an increase from the 42 transactions tracked a year ago in Q2 2016. […]


McLean Advises Optosecurity On Its Sale To Vanderlande

Vanderlande Industries B.V. acquired Canadian software company Optosecurity Inc. on June 29, 2017. The acquisition further strengthens Vanderlande’s integrated portfolio of solutions and position as the market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports. […]


McLean Client Appian Completes IPO

Appian provides a leading low-code software development platform that enables organizations to rapidly customize powerful and unique applications. The applications created on Appian’s platform help companies drive digital transformation and competitive differentiation. Appian began trading on May 25th at $12 per share, raising $75 million for the company. Appian is the DC area’s first tech IPO of 2017. […]

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