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 Q2 2016 M&A Review

The McLean Group tracked 33 announced Defense and Government Services sector transactions during Q2 2016, down from Q2 2015’s forty-three transactions, yet surpassing Q1 2016. Public companies remain the most active buyer category in the second quarter, comprising 43% of all announced transactions in Q2, highlighted by KBR’s announced acquisition of Wyle, Inc. from private equity firm Court Square Partners for $570 million. […]


Forbes: What’s Next For Learjet?

Business aviation may be poised for consolidation, and the most likely property to exchange hands will be Bombardier’s Learjet business. Textron is rumored to emerge as the new owner. The McLean Group’s John Stack comments that a strategic buyer (presumably Textron) would likely stop manufacturing and focus on the installed base of some 2,200 Learjet 70/75 aircraft in service worldwide. […]


The McLean Group Advises Intercom Consulting & Federal Systems Corp. on its Acquisition by Belcan

Intercom Consulting & Federal Systems was acquired by Belcan, LLC, a portfolio company of AE Industrial Partners, LLC. The McLean Group’s Aerospace, Defense & Government Services practice served as the exclusive transaction advisor to Intercom. […]