Godspeed Capital Management, a middle market defense and government services and technology focused private equity firm, has acquired Exceptional Software Strategies Inc., a provider of information technology services to federal agencies.

ESS has a 25 year history of integrating mission-critical information technology services for the intelligence community. The firm’s core offerings inculde cyber, software and systems engineering and geographic information services for an array of intelligence community and federal agencies with national security missions.

The firm will join Godspeed’s high-end cyber and technology services platform. Going forward, ESS will continue to provide the intelligence and defense community with a full suite of services to combat evolving cybersecurity threats.

“We are thrilled to partner with ESS, the go-to provider of mission critical solutions and services to the Intelligence Community and other Federal agencies,” commented Douglas Lake, Jr., founder & managing partner of Godspeed Capital. “Through their unparalleled knowledge and experience with existing and legacy infrastructure, data flows, and processes, ESS is uniquely positioned to shape the future of mission critical technology and data protection requirements.”

ESS was advised by Evergreen Advisors, LLC.