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