Jason Kaufman, managing principal of the Chertoff Group, in Washington, DC, on July 25, 2016. Photo: Jay Mallin
Investment banker for aerospace, defense, gov’t services
Established M&A advisory arm of strategy consultancy
Firm also makes growth equity investments in security
Chertoff Group was founded in 2009 by Michael Chertoff, the second secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, to consult with companies on threat management and government contracting. Jason Kaufman, head of the firm’s M&A advisory practice, says that making “private equity ...