The McLean Group Advises Clearsoft on its Sale to BRMi
MCLEAN, VA – January 2016 – Clearsoft Inc. was acquired by Battle Resource Management, Inc. (BRMi) to support the firm’s growing capabilities in Agile software development. The McLean Group’s Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) practice served as the exclusive transaction advisor to Clearsoft. The transaction closed December 31, 2015.
Fairfax, VA-based Clearsoft is an information technology services company providing custom enterprise software development and systems integration to federal and commercial clients. The Company provides full life-cycle development and project management from inception through coding, testing, deployment, operation and maintenance. The Company serves as a key component of the federal government’s digital transformation journey, and has developed a strong portfolio of commercial and government clients including multiple agencies and program offices throughout the Department of Homeland Security.
The Company’s workforce is comprised of highly skilled and experienced subject matter experts specializing in software development and system architecture; Clearsoft’s staff also hold high level clearances, including CBP, CBP-BI, Secret and Top Secret. Clearsoft has realized consistent and impressive revenue growth, including a compound annual growth rate of more than 50% since 2013.
Founded in 2004 and based in Chevy Chase, MD, BRMi is a management and technology services firm providing strategic consulting, application development, cloud transition and mission infrastructure services to federal and commercial clients within the homeland security, law enforcement, financial services, defense and intelligence communities.
Clearsoft’s Founder and CEO John Mallonee said, “When Clearsoft decided to pursue an acquisition, we knew that The McLean Group was one of the most well-known and respected M&A firms in Federal contracting. We vetted several firms and decided that they had the professionalism, sophistication and market reach that would best serve us. We have been very pleased with the decision. From the partner level down to the analyst level, everyone we worked with at The McLean Group was highly experienced, knowledgeable and responsive. The process of preparing to go to market was productive and efficient from day one. We are amazed to this day how quickly they were able to cultivate a group of interested buyers. Looking back on the challenging phases of due-diligence and closing, we truly believe we wouldn’t have had a better result with any other firm.”
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The McLean Group is a leading independent investment bank that provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and business valuation services to middle market companies. The firm’s Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) team is one of the largest dedicated groups in the country and has deep transactional expertise in nearly every segment of the government market.
The McLean Group’s ADG practice has closed nine transactions in 2015, and 57 closed transactions since 2010. The firm’s transaction advisory and valuation services reflect comprehensive industry knowledge, extensive transactional successes, commitment to providing senior-level attention to every client engagement, and real-time understanding of industry-specific valuation drivers.