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MCLEAN, VA – January 30, 2013 – The McLean Group today announced that it acted as the exclusive mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisor to Computer Security Solutions, Inc. (CompSec) in its sale to DC Capital Partners, LLC (DC Capital), a private investment firm focused on middle market companies that serve the United States government market. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 1997 and headquartered in McLean, VA, CompSec specializes in providing a full continuum of complex information technology solutions to the US Intelligence Community. CompSec works closely with its customers to evaluate, design, test, certify, select and integrate software and hardware solutions that meet the unique mission parameters within the Intelligence Community. CompSec’s capabilities range from the evaluation of existing, new and emerging technologies through the procurement, installation, integration and maintenance of mission‐critical hardware and software applications.

DC Capital’s Founder & President, Thomas J. Campbell, stated, “CompSec’s in‐depth knowledge of the Intelligence Community combined with a clear understanding of existing, new and emerging technologies and the government’s procurement process facilitates CompSec’s leadership in providing mission‐critical information technology solutions to its customers.” CompSec’s President & CEO Chad Wagner added, “The entire CompSec team is delighted to move forward as one of DC Capital’s portfolio companies. DC Capital’s familiarity with our customer set, the expanded capabilities and customer relationships offered by their portfolio companies, and their market knowledge will afford us expansion opportunities, but most importantly will help CompSec to continue to better serve our clients and their missions.”

The McLean Group’s advisory team was chosen by the CompSec management team as the best firm to represent their unique business in the marketplace. CompSec’s Founder, Karen Azoff, stated, “The McLean Group was instrumental throughout every stage of the deal process. Their industry expertise and buyer network placed us in a position of choice that ultimately helped us secure the best possible deal for the Company, its owners and its customers.”

The McLean Group’s Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) practice advised on the transaction. This transaction adds to The McLean Group’s record of successful federal contracting advisory assignments.


The McLean Group is an investment bank providing mergers and acquisitions (M&A), business valuation and strategic consulting services to middle market businesses.  Headquartered in Washington, DC’s technology, communications and government contracting corridor, it is among the largest independent middle market investment banks in the nation.  The McLean Group serves domestic and international clients and has a broad resume of successfully consummated financial transactions.

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