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 Q1 Update

The McLean Group tracked 44 announced Defense and Government Services transactions during Q1 2017, representing similar activity from that in Q4 2016 and an increase from the 32 transactions tracked a year ago in Q1 2016. […]


Deal of the Year Awards

PE Hub’s Buyouts magazine selects Levine Leichtman’s sale of SH Franchising, LLC (“Senior Helpers”) to Altaris Capital Partners, LLC as the Deal of the Year, Small Market. The McLean Group’s franchising practice served as co-financial advisor to Senior Helpers. The McLean Group also advised Senior Helpers in its 2012 sale to Levine Leichtman. […]


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. […]