Breakwater Solutions (Breakwater) helps enterprises mitigate risk and gain insight from sprawling information by combining technology and human expertise. The Company empowers organizations to locate, access, analyze, and manage information by making data transparent and actionable. Breakwater’s solutions are comprised of expert consulting, AI-infused technology, and ongoing managed services, all of which address the myriad of challenges within information governance, disputes and investigations, regulatory compliance, privacy, and cybersecurity.
Strong Growth Trends: Breakwater’s solutions address a software and services market, estimated to exceed $5 billion. This industry has experienced significant growth in recent years, and is expected to continue to grow at a double-digit annual rate, driven by the proliferation of corporate data, increased frequency of cyber breaches, and broadening of federal and state regulatory mandates.
Opportunity to Build a Unique Platform: Breakwater will serve as the base of a new information management platform in a highly fragmented market with compelling opportunities to grow both organically and through M&A. JLL has identified multiple opportunities to expand Breakwater’s product capabilities and further consolidate its core markets.
Partnership with Management: JLL partnered with an experienced executive team to source and execute the Breakwater transaction. Management has indicated its support of JLL’s investment by investing alongside JLL.