Washington, DC (June 7, 2024) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Chenega Corporation (“Chenega”) has acquired SecuriGence LLC. FOCUS represented Chenega in this transaction.

Chenega is a leading Alaska Native village corporation with diverse capabilities within the federal government contracting marketplace supporting defense, intelligence and federal civilian customers across more than 450 federal contracts. In addition to its Military, Intelligence, and Operations Support capabilities, Chenega provides expertise and services in the areas of Security, Environmental, Healthcare, Facilities, Professional Services, Communications, and Data Science.

FOCUS has been a buyside advisor for Chenega for several years and has consistently sought potential acquisitions for its Military Intelligence and Operations Support (“MIOS”) division. Through FOCUS’ standard buyside process, it uncovered quality companies matching Chenega’s acquisition objectives. These included the addition of capabilities and contracts with new government agencies. Equally important, Chenega’s leadership sought companies whose culture and values align with Chenega. All parties involved were extremely satisfied with this acquisition.

“The addition of SecuriGence to the Chenega MIOS portfolio is a game-changer,” said John Campagna, President, Chenega MIOS. “SecuriGence brings well over a decade of exceptional service and support to the Defense and Intel communities. Their core competencies are a “wish list” of abilities that would normally be found in a Fortune 500 engineering house. Their leadership is well respected and admired throughout DoD/Intel community. We welcome SecuriGence to the Chenega family with open arms.”

“SecuriGence is a transformational addition to the Chenega MIOS portfolio that provides differentiated technical capabilities with the same mission-driven mindset to solve a customer’s most critical challenges,” said Chris Andersen, who led the acquisition as the Chief Development Officer for Chenega MIOS. “Both organizations are culturally aligned, making an excellent fit. We are thrilled to have SecuriGence with their exceptional leadership and highly talented employees join our family.”

“Tai, Phil, and I, as SecuriGence leadership, could not be more excited to join the Chenega family,” added Michael Barnhart, CEO and founder of SecuriGence. “In Chenega, we have found the perfect match, both from a business perspective and, more importantly, a cultural alignment between the two organizations.  By joining Chenega’s large and impressive portfolio of companies and capabilities, we will have access to the resources needed to continue our growth in the federal space and are thrilled at the new opportunities this brings to our employees.”

“It was an honor to work with Chenega once again in helping them throughout this transaction,” stated Barry Calogero, FOCUS Managing Director. “SecuriGence is making a significant difference in advancing the cybersecurity and technological advantages of our nation and is led by a team of patriots with unparalleled integrity.  The combination of Chenega and SecuriGence is an exceptional cultural match and we are thrilled with the end result.”

“We have evaluated a number of exciting companies for Chenega over the years, ´ added Eric Oganesoff, FOCUS Managing Director. “SecuriGence met all of Chenega’s objectives and provided an extraordinary growth platform into new agencies. We expect the combination will benefit both companies’ employees and customers alike.”

*These testimonials may not be representative of the experience of all clients; testimonials are not a guarantee of future performance or success.

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