Prior to founding South Atlantic Enterprises, Inc., Mr.
Abbott served as an Associate Director at Bear Stearns & Co.
in its New York office. While at Bear Stearns & Co.
(1986-1993), he sold distressed debt and high yield
securities. Mr. Abbott, with over 25 years of investment
experience, founded SAE in 1993 to help middle market
companies obtain senior and junior capital and to identify
private investment ideas in leveraged transactions for
earned his BA in History from the University of North
Carolina and his MBA from East Carolina University.