Markeze Bryant Joins Breakwater's Investment Team in Los Angeles

Private investment firm Breakwater Management, LLC appoints Senior Associate following another year of strong business growth.

LOS ANGELES, SEPTEMBER 2014 – Breakwater Management, LLC (“Breakwater”), a private investment firm headquartered in Los Angeles, is proud to announce the recent addition of Markeze Bryant to its Los Angeles investment team. Through its growing family of funds, Breakwater makes direct growth capital investments in leading lower middle market companies, especially businesses with expanding global operations.

Prior to joining Breakwater, Mr. Bryant worked at ICV Partners, a lower middle-market private equity firm based in New York. Mr. Bryant began his career as an analyst in the Global Healthcare Investment Group at Deutsche Bank Securities in New York.

“I am very pleased to welcome Markeze to the firm,” said Founding Partner Saif Mansour. “Breakwater has established a formidable fund management platform and values greatly the talented professionals that support its investment partnerships. Markeze’s responsibilities at Breakwater will include evaluation of new investment opportunities, business due diligence, financial and operational modeling, industry research and market analysis, and strategic and operational engagement with the firm’s growing portfolio of leading growth companies.”

Commenting on his new role, Mr. Bryant said, “I am delighted to join Breakwater and its highly effective team of investment professionals. Breakwater, which was founded on a commitment to values-based business principles, offers a tailored solution to the growing lower middle-market. I am thrilled to be part of this dynamic, innovative firm, now in its sixth consecutive year of business growth.”

Mr. Bryant earned his BA in Finance from Morehouse College and his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

About Breakwater Management, LLC

Breakwater Management is a private investment firm that specializes in direct investments in leading lower middle market growth companies, especially businesses with expanding global operations. The firm aligns itself with committed management teams, owners, and sponsors to help propel lower middle market businesses into their growth curve. Breakwater has an established, world-class alternative asset management platform, with multiple partnerships and investment vehicles that service the lower middle market’s myriad capital needs.

To learn more about Breakwater, visit www.breakwaterfunds.com or call (424) 777-4000.

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