Acquisitions aren't free, and neither are the M&A consulting services of Freeman & Co. The firm provides merger and acquisition advisory services and strategic management consulting to financial services companies. The company also offers advice in capital raising, fairness opinions, and restructuring. Strategic consulting services consist of business strategy, compensation planning, and performance improvement. The company operates from offices in New York and London. Freeman & Co. was established in 1991 by CEO James Freeman, who left a career at CS First Boston to found the company.