Flexible Growth Capital for the Lower Middle Market
Established in 2009, Breakwater Management provides growth capital to owner-operators and sponsor-backed businesses in the lower middle market. The Breakwater team has successfully financed, owned, and operated private companies across various industries and through multiple economic cycles. Senior leadership combines an entrepreneurial approach with institutional discipline and is guided by the core business principles of integrity, partnership, and growth. The firm has two complementary strategies focusing on companies in the U.S. and Canada.
Through our Structured Financing strategy, we provide senior loans complemented with non-control structured preferred or common equity to both business owners and financial sponsors. Our effort is differentiated through our broader product suite of both debt and equity, our ability to due diligence unique growth opportunities and complex situations, and rapid decision-making. Breakwater’s institutional fund vehicles for this strategy offer a combination of current cash yield and capital gain opportunities.
Through our Private Equity strategy, we acquire majority equity interests in growing companies in partnership with current ownership and management. Our strategy is to accelerate value creation through capital resources, operating expertise, and strategic guidance, with the goal of increasing enterprise value through both business expansion and by broadening the range of exit options for a future liquidity event.
Breakwater currently manages four funds and several special-purpose vehicles on behalf of institutional and individual investors.
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Los Angeles investment firm provides Senior Debt and Preferred Equity Financing to Parent Company of Advantage Gold and Brentwood Research Los Angeles, CA (September 14, 2021) – Breakwater Management LP (“Breakwater”), a provider of flexible capital solutions to growing lower middle market companies, announced today...
Los Angeles-based private investment firm expands Asset Management Platform with Control Private Equity Strategy Closes Inaugural Platform Investment in Matcon. LOS ANGELES, AUGUST 2021 – Breakwater Management LP (“Breakwater”), a capital provider to the U.S. lower middle market, announced today that it has expanded its...
Los Angeles-based private investment firm realizes its investments in a market leading site development business focused on the data center market. LOS ANGELES, FEBRUARY 2021 – Breakwater Management LP (“Breakwater”), a provider of flexible capital solutions to growing lower middle market companies, announced today that...
Breakwater was a thoughtful and flexible partner in this financing, and we look forward to benefiting from the team’s experience as Bear Down executes on its various growth initiatives.
Leigh Randall - Managing Partner at TopSpin Partners
This combination was a significant component of our strategy to create a market leading services provider. We appreciated Breakwater’s thoughtfulness and flexibility in helping us achieve this milestone and we look forward to having Breakwater as our long-term partner.
Willard DeBruyn - Partner at Delos Capital
We are incredibly pleased to partner with Breakwater and combine their financial strength with our sector expertise to form a superior combined team at BMM. The investment from Breakwater will enable us to acquire the remaining compliance testing licenses in the North American jurisdiction, a significant milestone to expand our service offerings and support our growing global client base.
Martin Storm - CEO at BMM Compliance Global leader in product testing for the gaming industry
We are very excited to continue working in partnership with the professionals at Breakwater. The firm has consistently demonstrated its ability to provide flexible capital as our needs have changed throughout these growth years.
Colleen Gray - CEO at Consensus Orthopedics, Inc. Manufacturer of reconstructive total joint implants
Breakwater’s support allowed us to execute on a transformative transaction that solidifies our position in North America.
Jeff Johnson - Executive Chairman at Global Restoration Second largest provider of restoration and reconstruction services in North America
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