We are The McLean Group

The McLean Group is a middle-market 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.









The McLean Group Advises SimVentions, Inc. on its ESOP Buyout

MCLEAN, VA – August 17, 2020 –  We congratulate our client, SimVentions, Inc. on becoming a 100% employee owned company.  SimVentions explored a range of strategic alternatives and selected an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as the optimum transaction structure for the company and its employees. […]


Digital Transformation and Physical Security: A Call to Action

The physical security industry is extremely active right now, with an addressable market estimated at $124.9 billion for 2020 and growing to $232.5 billion by 2027. This growth reflects the increasing demand for security as traditional threats like […]


Marc Gruzenski Joins The McLean Group to Lead Its Security Practice

McLean, Va. – April 28, 2020 The McLean Group is pleased to announce that Marc Gruzenski has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director to lead the firm’s Security Practice focused on the cyber security, physical security, and security risk management sectors. […]

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