Saif Mansour Selected as a Winner of the 2011 40 Under 40 M&A Advisor Recognition Awards
06/30/2011

Managing Partner of Breakwater Investment Management has been recognized for his accomplishments and expertise by an independent panel of distinguished business leaders.

Online PR News – 30-June-2011 – – Los Angeles, CA, June 28, 2011 -- Saif Mansour, Managing Partner of Breakwater Investment Management, LLC (“Breakwater”), has been selected as a 2011 winner of the second annual 40 UNDER 40 M&A Advisor Recognition Awards. Breakwater is a private investment firm that specializes in direct investments in small to lower middle market growth businesses.

The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition and presentation of leading M&A, financing, and turnaround professionals, created the 40 UNDER 40 Awards to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging business leaders.

The 40 UNDER 40 Awards celebrate the leading M&A, financing, and turnaround professionals who have made great accomplishments before their fortieth year. On June 17, 2011, The M&A Advisor announced the 2011 winners, which included Saif Mansour, Managing Partner of a Los Angeles based private investment firm. The winners and runners up were chosen for their accomplishments and expertise from a pool of prominent nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders.

The 2011 judges included: John K Castle, Chairman and CEO, Castle Harlan; Al Koch, Vice Chairman, Alix Partners; Steven Goldberg, Partner and Co-Chairman of the Transactions Practice Team, Baker Hostetler; Lee Duran, Private Equity Practice Leader, BDO; Gordon McCoun, Vice Chairman, FD; Robert “Bobby” Blumenfeld, Executive Director, ACG New York; Bernard Zaia, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Securities; and J. Scott Victor, Partner & Managing Director, SSG.

The M&A Advisor will be hosting a black tie Awards Gala on July 26 at The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles to introduce the 40 UNDER 40 Award Winners and Finalists to the business community and celebrate their achievements.

“For over a decade we have been recognizing US and international transactions, firms, and dealmakers for their achievements. In 2010 we initiated the 40 UNDER 40 Awards to recognize the emerging industry leaders,” said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO of The M&A Advisor.

About Breakwater Investment Management, LLC:
Breakwater Investment Management (www.breakwaterfund.com) is a private investment firm that specializes in direct investments in small to lower middle market growth businesses with annual sales ranging between $5 million and $100 million. The firm serves as general partner of Breakwater Structured Growth Opportunities Fund, LP, a $100 million open-ended private investment partnership organized in August 2008 under Delaware law. The Fund’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through secured debt investments accompanied with equity participation rights, primarily in growth-oriented companies across a variety of industries.

If you would like to know more about Breakwater, visit http://www.breakwaterfund.com or call (424) 777-4000.

Contact:
Darla Bea Smith
Breakwater Investment Management, LLC
Los Angeles, CA
805-895-3400
press@uscapitalpartners.net
http://www.breakwaterfund.com