The McLean Group Advises eXMeritus on Sale to Boeing
McLean , VA, July 8, 2009 – The McLean Group today announced that it acted as the exclusive mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisor to eXMeritus in its sale to The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA).
eXMeritus, founded in 2000 and based in Fairfax, Virginia will add to the security and intelligence sector of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems’ Network and Space Systems unit. Jim Albaugh, CEO and President of Boeing Integrated Defense System s state d, “The addition of eXMeritus to our team is a strong enhancement to the Boeing capabilities developed through years of experience on secure networks for some of the most complex systems in national security today.”
The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The McLean Group’s Government Contracting team focused its efforts on finding a buyer that would leverage eXMeritus’ proprietary technology as a key part of its corporate strategy. Managing Director Joe Golden said that “This deal was extremely success ful in ma tching up eXMeritus with a buyer that really valued its technology and wanted to provide its employees a terrific platform going forward.”
“The McLean Group provided us with expert knowledge about our industry and the sales process. Furthermor e, they had the contacts in the industry allowing us to connect with the right buyer. Both Kath leen Crow and Joe Golden were very professional throughout the entire transaction enabling it to run smoothly from both ends. We were more than pleased with all of the work that The McLean Group put into this deal,” said Robin Alman , owner of eXMeritus.
This transaction adds to the history of successful federal contracting advisory assignments for The McLean Group. Managing Director Kathleen Crow said , “ The government contracting arena continues to be active, particularly in the areas of cyber security and information technology applications. I t’s an exciting time to be in the industry especially becau se of the changes occurring in Washington right now.”
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The McLean Group, LLC, is a national, middle-market investment bank headquartered in McLean, VA, that provides merger and acquisition (M&A), capital formation, market intelligence, business valuation, litigation support, and exit planning services. The McLean Group serves businesses generating up to $500 million in annual revenues. The firm has 27 offices nationwide, serving domestic and international clients with a broad resume of successfully consummated financial transactions. Securities transactions are cleared through The McLean Group’s affiliate, McLean Securities, LLC, a FINRA Registered Broker Dealer and Member FINRA/SIPC. For more information, visit www.www.mcleanllc.com .