Our firm was founded by Bradford M. Freeman and Ambassador Ronald P. Spogli in 1983 with the goal of investing in partnership with management teams to help build growth-oriented companies.
Mr. Freeman and Ambassador Spogli were among the pioneers in the private equity business and raised the firm's first institutional equity fund in 1986.
Over four decades, Freeman Spogli has developed significant expertise investing in middle market consumer and distribution businesses. Our team's continuity and length of tenure are unique in the private equity industry. The partners of Freeman Spogli have been with the firm for an average of 27 years and have successfully executed and managed investments through various economic and market cycles since the firm's founding.
Today, our firm has 30+ investment professionals who work across two offices based in Los Angeles and New York.