PE/VC  Breakwater Investment Management

     Office Locations:

1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 3430
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 424-777-4000
Fax: 424-777-4001



  • Expansion
  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Medical Device



    Breakwater Investment Management is a private investment firm that specializes in direct investments in small to lower middle market businesses ranging in annual sales of $10 million to $150 million. The firm serves as general partner of Breakwater Structured Growth Opportunities Fund, LP, a $100 million open-ended private investment partnership. Breakwater will typically invest $2 million to $20 million in each of its principal transactions. The Fund's investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through secured debt investments, primarily in growth-oriented companies across a variety of industries. Although there is a generalist investment approach, the following industry categories highlight prominent sectors of interest: healthcare/medical device, consumer products, information technology, business and financial services, energy, and industrial/manufacturing.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Deborah Benton Partner
    Eric Beckman Chairman and Co-Managing Partner
    Hilary Adams Managing Director
    Richard A. Rowella Senior Vice President
    Saif Mansour Founder and Co-Managing Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

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