Founded in 1983, Cadmus is a technical and strategic consultancy serving clients in the areas of energy, climate, homeland security, the natural and built environments, public health, and international development. Cadmus’ more than 500 consultants serve government, commercial and nongovernmental organizations domestically and abroad.
Cadmus’ CEO, Ian Kline, said, “We engaged The McLean Group to help raise capital to facilitate our continued growth, both organic and through M&A. They ran a two-step process that helped us first analyze and assess a wide range of financing alternatives and then execute on raising the capital, providing valuable support throughout the entire process. Their data-driven, analytical approach provided detailed insight into the benefits and considerations of different alternatives so that we could make an informed decision and pursue the right structure. The resulting transaction represents a great outcome for our business and, through Enlightenment, adds a key partner to help continue expanding our capabilities and growing our firm.”
This transaction highlights the broad range of financing options available to well-positioned companies in the aerospace, defense and government services marketplace. Cadmus evaluated multiple financing strategies and scenarios including senior bank debt, subordinated debt, participating preferred equity, and minority equity investments. These financing alternatives can be utilized to meet a range of operational requirements including supporting working capital needs, providing growth capital for merger and acquisition activity, funding ESOP transactions, making strategic investments, and providing shareholder liquidity.
About The McLean Group
The McLean Group is a 25-year-old boutique investment bank and financial services firm focused on the Defense, Government & Intelligence (DGI), Security, Critical Infrastructure and Maritime markets. Our 60+ professionals bring deep industry experience and relentless execution to every client engagement. We provide solutions that blend financial creativity with operational expertise. Whether we are providing transaction advisory, valuation opinions or growth capital, our services are unmatched in these core markets.