Michael J. Freudenstein
Michael Freudenstein is a Partner in the Strategic Advisory Group at PJT Partners, based in New York. Mr. Freudenstein joined PJT Partners in September 2017 from J.P. Morgan, where he was Managing Director, Head of North American Market Structure and Asset Management in the Financial Institutions Group. He oversaw J.P. Morgan’s Corporate Finance and M&A business with public and private market structure and asset management companies. Mr. Freudenstein joined J.P. Morgan in 1985 and has advised companies on M&A. He also has extensive experience helping companies raise capital across equity, equity-linked, high-grade debt and non-investment grade debt.
Prior to joining FIG in 2006, Mr. Freudenstein was Co-Head of North American Equity Research and the firm’s senior analyst for both the Brokerage and Asset Management and Specialty Finance sectors. Mr. Freudenstein was named to the Institutional Investor’s All-America Research Team for his coverage of specialty finance companies for five straight years including first team recognition in 2000. Mr. Freudenstein received a BA from Queens College and an MBA from Fordham University.