Sale to Blue Halo

Technology & Services
Industrial
Sale to Blue Halo

Summary

Baird served as exclusive financial advisor to Fortego LLC on this transaction

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Fortego LLC (“Fortego”) has been acquired by BlueHalo, a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington”).

Fortego is a Maryland-based, leading provider of complex, mission-critical cyber and SIGINT solutions that serve the most demanding missions in national security. Fortego has proven capabilities in advanced SIGINT and cyber operations solutions, with end-to-end solutions in cyber analytics, vulnerability research, and CNO engineering.

BlueHalo’s acquisition of Fortego illustrates the following buyer priorities in Government and Defense M&A: mission-critical cyber capabilities, strong cultural alignment, private equity-backed companies executing an inorganic growth strategy. The acquisition will help enable BlueHalo to address the most complex cyber programs in the national security community.

BlueHalo is a rapidly expanding national security platform with capabilities spanning space superiority, directed energy, missile defense, C4ISR, cyber, and intelligence. BlueHalo focuses on inspired engineering to develop, transition, and field next generation capabilities to solve the most complex challenges of its customers’ critical missions and reestablish its national security posture in the near-peer contested arena.

Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm that is currently investing out of Arlington Capital Partners V, L.P., a $1.7 billion fund. Arlington has managed approximately $4.0 billion of committed capital via five investment funds. Arlington is focused on middle market investment opportunities in growth industries including government services and technology, aerospace and defense, health care, and business services and software. Arlington is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
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Technology & Services
Industrial
Sale to Blue Halo
Date
December 2020
Company
Fortego LLC
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Technology & Services
Industrial
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America

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