SilverEdge Acquires Gardetto Engineering, Expanding Digital Design Capabilities and Engineering Services for the U.S. Defense and Intelligence Communities
Columbia, Maryland – April 7th, 2023 – SilverEdge Government Solutions (“SilverEdge”), a leading cybersecurity, software, and intelligence solutions platform serving the U.S. Defense and Intelligence Communities, today announced the acquisition of Gardetto Engineering LLC (“Gardetto”), an engineering services company specializing in digital design, hardware design, and systems engineering. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 2005 and based in Hanover, Maryland, Gardetto provides complete engineering solutions and support across a broad range of services. Their digital signal processing (DSP) capabilities include algorithm design and development with modeling support and implementation on DSP processors (fixed and floating point) and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). Gardetto’s hardware design capabilities cover digital (FPGAs and embedded processors), analog, and radio frequency (RF) circuit design. Additionally, Gardetto provides its customers with a broad range of system engineering services, with expertise in all facets of the hardware and software lifecycles, to include requirements definition, system design, development, test, and support.
Robert Miller, CEO of SilverEdge, said “Gardetto and SilverEdge share a common vision of leveraging specialized expertise to best serve the critical and sensitive missions of our customers. The Gardetto team strengthens our engineering capabilities and expands our competencies in digital and hardware design. We are very pleased to welcome the Gardetto team to SilverEdge.”
Charles Gardetto, Founder and President of Gardetto Engineering, said “This acquisition expands SilverEdge’s ability to offer a greater breadth of capability and services to the Defense and Intelligence communities. We are excited to join the SilverEdge platform and look forward to leveraging their wealth of resources, opportunities, and expertise to further expand and build upon Gardetto’s capabilities.”
Nat Fogg, Partner at Godspeed Capital, said “The addition of Gardetto to the SilverEdge platform expands our presence with one of our core Intelligence Community customers, adds differentiated capabilities that further enhance our offerings, and strengthens our portfolio with another Prime unrestricted contract. We are thrilled to be partnered with Chuck and his wonderful team.”
SilverEdge is a next generation provider of innovative and proprietary cybersecurity, software, and intelligence solutions for the Defense and Intelligence Communities. SilverEdge’s seasoned team of cybersecurity experts, software developers and engineers, and intelligence analysts identify tomorrow’s challenges today and work to empower America’s defenders with the tools and solutions needed to address our National Security Community’s toughest challenges. SilverEdge is based in Columbia, MD. For more information, please visit the SilverEdge website at www.silveredge-gs.com.
About Godspeed Capital
Godspeed Capital is a lower middle-market Defense & Government services, solutions, and technology focused private equity firm investing alongside forward-thinking management teams that seek an experienced and innovative investment partner with unique sector expertise, operational insight, and flexible capital for growth. While a typical investment will involve companies generating approximately $3 million to $30 million of EBITDA, Godspeed Capital has significant support to complete larger transactions through strategic co-invest relationships. The firm focuses on control buyouts, buy-and-builds, corporate carve-outs, and special situations. For more information, please visit the Godspeed Capital website at www.godspeedcm.com.