Breakwater Appoints Hilary Adams as Managing Director of Investor Relations

LOS ANGELES, JANUARY 2014 – Breakwater Investment Management, LLC (“Breakwater”), a private investment firm headquartered in Los Angeles, announced the appointment of Hilary Adams to the position of Managing Director, Investor Relations. 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, Ms. Adams founded hcaPR, a client-focused public relations firm based in Los Angeles that specializes in financial services public relations, media relations, and corporate communications. Ms. Adams formed hcaPR to provide a level of personal service and value that she believed was absent in the marketplace.

“Breakwater has established a formidable fund management platform with an excellent historical performance record,” said Saif Mansour, Founding Partner at Breakwater. “Hilary will lead Breakwater’s commitment to further developing a best-in-class investor relations department, and will head efforts to identify and pursue new investor relationships and fundraising opportunities across all current and future Breakwater fund initiatives. Hilary brings a broad array of investor relations expertise and a deep professional network to Breakwater, honed in a long career in public relations and media relations in the financial services industry. We welcome the addition of Hilary to our executive team.”

“I am very excited by the opportunity to join Breakwater Investment Management and build on the firm’s success,” said Ms. Adams. “Breakwater’s performance to date provides a strong foundation for me to continue expanding the firm’s marketing and investor relations efforts.”

Ms. Adams began her career at Weber Shandwick, a leading international public relations firm. She went on to gain a different, client-side perspective by joining the marketing division of Royal Bank of Canada, the largest financial institution in Canada. She further honed her client service skills at a public relations boutique in New York, where she worked primarily on the firm’s financial services clients. Ms. Adams is a graduate from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. She also completed post graduate studies at McGill, also in Montreal, Canada.

About Breakwater Investment Management, LLC

Breakwater Investment Management is a private investment firm that specializes in direct investments in lower middle market growth businesses. The firm serves as General Partner of Breakwater Structured Growth Opportunities Fund, LP, a $250 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.

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