MCLEAN, VA – June 12, 2019 – The McLean Group, a leading investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised KeyLogic Systems on its sale to IIA Technologies Corp. KeyLogic is a leading provider of professional services and engineering solutions for research and development technologies that help transform how federal agencies operate. KeyLogic specializes in developing unique solutions that improve an organization’s technology management, business intelligence, data analytics, budget formulation and biometrics. The transaction was led by Mitch Martin of The McLean Group’s Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) practice.
Jeannette Lee, CEO of IIA Technologies, said, “This is an exciting time for IIA and KeyLogic as we intensify our focus on next-generation S&T management and data solutions, while scaling for greater competitiveness. KeyLogic has a long history of technology-based problem solving and superior customer service. The combination gives both companies the heft to take on larger and more complex projects for our customers and expands the depth and breadth of our technology prowess.”
“From the start it was clear that KeyLogic’s service offerings were a natural fit for IIA,” said Mitch Martin, Senior Managing Director, The McLean Group. “We were happy to assist KeyLogic in finding a partner whose culture and goals so closely align with the business KeyLogic has built over the last 20 years.”
“The McLean Group team was outstanding,” said Jon Hammock, President & CEO of KeyLogic. “They helped us navigate the due diligence process with ease and provided us the guidance needed to assure a highly successful outcome. The McLean Group allowed us to achieve our goals and objectives without compromising either our vision or our principles.”
KeyLogic is known for its extraordinary commitment to the success of the organizations it serves. In every client engagement, the firm brings the same level of passion to mission accomplishment as it does to its own business endeavors. KeyLogic proudly states that the firm has never had a one-time federal customer in its history; every customer has provided repeat business. This track record has led to significant growth every year since its 1999 founding.
IIA, founded in 1988, provides advanced analytics, science and technology (S&T) information, large-scale data management and high-performance computing services and solutions for federal customers challenged by large and complex data-intensive missions. IIA’s unique domain expertise and mission area focus is federal agencies charged with our nation’s national security, energy infrastructure, S&T and economic competitiveness. The firm leverages deep mission knowledge and tradecraft with talented teams of systems engineers, scientists, software developers, IT and cybersecurity specialists, data scientists and intelligence analysts to take on the toughest big data challenges and manage the most demanding data-driven programs. IIA has a keen understanding of the intricacies and complexities of collecting, managing, processing and exploiting data for critical mission areas of national significance.
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The McLean Group is a leading investment bank that provides objective strategic and financial advice on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity recapitalizations, ESOPs and business valuations. The firm’s 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. Continuing its track record as a leading advisor to middle market companies in the ADG industry, the McLean Group and its principals have closed 83 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.