Private Equity Firm Godspeed Capital Debuts, Partners With East Rock Capital

Private Equity Firm Godspeed Capital Debuts, Partners With East Rock Capital
Godspeed Capital Management

Godspeed Capital Management officially launched Wednesday as a private equity firm that will focus on investing in defense and government services companies in the lower middle market.

Goodspeed Capital said Wednesday it entered into a strategic partnership with New York City-based East Rock Capital to help carry out its strategy in identifying potential investment opportunities with a focus on buy-and-builds, control buyouts, special situations and corporate carve-outs.

Douglas Lake, who previously served as a partner at DC Capital Partners, is the founder and managing partner of Godspeed Capital.

Nathaniel Fogg, a nearly two-decade professional in the private equity, government and investment banking sectors, serves as a partner of Godspeed Capital. 

Joining Lake and Fogg are Ahmed Abdel-Saheb and Jake Sliman, who respectively serve as principal and associate at Godspeed Capital.

Abdel-Saheb previously worked at investment bank Greenhill & Co. as a vice president, while Sliman was a private equity associate at Accel-KKR.

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