We create value for clients by constructing innovative and sophisticated financing solutions that matches the objectives of our capital with the investment strategies and products. We combine our team’s deep sector expertise and organization’s agility in order to invest capital efficiently and effectively while applying advanced technology and discipline to every transaction and investment strategy.
Douglas Brennan is the Chief Executive Officer of the Stellwagen Group. In 2012, he founded and ran the first Stellwagen Group business, Aviation Finance Company Limited (now Stellwagen Finance). He expanded the operating and financial capability of the Group through the acquisition of Seraph and the founding of Stellwagen Capital, and Stellwagen Technology. Prior to founding the Stellwagen Group, Doug served as Chief Investment Officer of Ledyard Capital Management, a shipping investment firm. From 2003 until 2008, he founded and served as CEO and then Chairman of Illington Fund Management until the business was sold. He held other operating and investment management positions throughout his career. Doug is a Board Member of Westchester Medical Center Foundation. Doug received two Master’s degrees from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College.
Nigel Goldsworthy is Group General Counsel. With over 25 years experience within industry and private practice Nigel has held a number of senior roles, most recently as Group Company Secretary and Head of Legal at Rolls-Royce plc. Before that he was General Counsel and Company Secretary of Rolls-Royce Capital and Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance Limited. Before joining Rolls-Royce Nigel spent over 10 years in private practice with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Hogan Lovells where he was a partner in the International Finance Group. Nigel is also a director and owner in GCHub, a web based application designed to benefit in-house lawyers and the external law firms they work with.