Freeman Spogli & Co.
Years with firm: 34
Assets under management: $4 billion
Prior to co-founding Freeman Spogli in 1983, Freeman was managing director of Dean Witter Reynolds Inc.’s L.A. corporate finance department and a member of its board. In addition, he was responsible for Dean Witter’s international corporate finance activities, headquartered in London, from 1975 to 1976. He earned a bachelor’s degree with distinction from Stanford University in 1964 and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University in 1966.
Industry specialties: Consumer and distribution industries.
Recent transactions: Acquired Batteries Plus Bulbs, a retailer of batteries, light bulbs, and device repair services. Acquired Integrated Supply Network, an independent wholesale distributor of automotive tools, equipment and supplies. Partnered with City Barbeque, a high-growth, fast-casual restaurant company.
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