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

Godspeed Capital Management
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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Written by Jane Edwards

is a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, where she writes for ExecutiveBiz about IT modernization, cybersecurity, space procurement and industry leaders’ perspectives on government technology trends.

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