The SI Acquires Strategic Communications Firm PhaseOne Communications, Inc.
CHANTILLY, Va., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) has reached a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held PhaseOne Communications, Inc., the industry leader in providing the full range of strategic communication services to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Fortune 500 clients. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
PhaseOne adds refined strategic communications and targeted messaging expertise, as well as a high-value methodology for understanding target audiences, to the SI's system acquisition and intelligence operations capabilities. The complementary offerings and shared values of the two firms will yield unique synergies in growing federal and commercial segments.
"We are pleased to welcome PhaseOne into the SI family," said Bill Graham, President and CEO of the SI. "Like the SI, the PhaseOne workforce and leadership team are committed to enhancing customer missions and delivering outcome-based solutions to support our national security."
"The value that will result from the combination of the SI's and PhaseOne's powerful capabilities will distinctly benefit our clients," noted Jody Moxham, PhaseOne's founder and Chief Innovation Officer.
Castellum Capital Advisors served as the exclusive financial advisor to PhaseOne on the transaction.
About PhaseOne Communications
With nearly 30 years of experience, PhaseOne Communications offers full service support in communications research and planning, development and evaluation. Through the application of its scientifically-validated methodology and partnerships with other best-in-class companies, PhaseOne helps global organizations understand and integrate all aspects of strategic communications to increase the impact of their communications on a specified target audience as well as to explain the resonance of a competitor's communications efforts. PhaseOne is headquartered in Los Angeles and also maintains offices in McLean, Va. For more information, visit www.phaseone.net.
About The SI
The SI is a leading provider of full life cycle, mission-focused systems engineering, integration and operations capabilities to the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and other agencies. Its scalable systems engineering platform for modeling, simulation and analysis helps customers baseline requirements, optimize resources and manage risk. The company has 40 years of experience successfully delivering complex, system-of-systems technology solutions. The SI employs more than 2,100 people, with major locations in Chantilly, Va.; Laurel, Md.; and Valley Forge, Pa. For more information, visit www.thesiorg.com.
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