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 2016 M&A Year in Review

The McLean Group tracked 45 announced Defense and Government Services transactions and 42 announced Aerospace transactions during Q4 2016.  During 2016, 156 transactions were announced in the Defense and Government Services sectors, an increase from 135 transactions in 2015. […]


SCRA’s ATI Acquired by ANSER

Advanced Technology International (ATI),  was acquired by Falls Church, VA-based Analytic Services Inc. (ANSER) from the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA). Under the terms of the agreement, SCRA received approximately $25 million and could receive up to an additional $15 million over the next four years based on the growth of ATI’s support to ANSER’s federal sponsors. […]


Advantage ESOP: Supporters say employee ownerships bring benefits to owners and workers

Last month, Phacil announced a big step in its development—the company’s founders sold their stake in the company to an employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP. “Phacil was our third ESOP transaction in the last 18 months, and we’re starting to see a lot more of them,” said Greg Nossaman, Managing Director at The McLean Group, who served as an advisor to Phacil. […]