We are The McLean Group

The McLean Group is an employee-owned 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 Year In Review

The McLean Group tracked 56 announced Defense and Government Services and 33 Aerospace transactions during Q4 2017, respectively. Q4 2017 experienced an increase in acquisition activity among private strategic buyers and public companies, while entry and exit activity among financial sponsors declined by 3%. […]


The McLean Group Advises Merlin on the Sale of its Professional Services Group to Xator

Merlin International (Merlin), announced the completed sale of its Professional Services Group to Xator Corporation. The McLean Group’s Aerospace, Defense & Government practice served as the exclusive advisor to Merlin. […]


The McLean Group is Now a 100% Employee-Owned Company!

The McLean Group, a 20-year old investment bank that provides merger and acquisition, corporate finance and business valuation services, is pleased to announce that it is now a 100% employee-owned company through the execution of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. […]

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