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50 South Capital adds to private equity team

Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Opalesque Industry Update - Chris McCrory has joined 50 South Capital Advisors, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northern Trust Corporation, as a Vice President on the Private Equity team. McCrory will focus on primary investment opportunities in U.S. buyout funds and direct co-investments alongside private equity managers.

50 South Capital Advisors seeks to make primary investments into funds managed by top private equity firms in the U.S., Europe and Asia and targets equity co-investment opportunities across all industries.

“Chris McCrory’s direct private equity and investment banking experience helps to strengthen and diversify our capabilities in private equity, which continues to attract strong interest as an asset class,” said Robert Morgan, Managing Director of 50 South Capital Advisors.

McCrory joined 50 South Capital Advisors from Pamlico Capital, a middle market growth and buyout private equity firm based in Charlotte, N.C. At Pamlico Capital, McCrory was active in all aspects of the investment process, including deal sourcing, due diligence, capital raising, deal negotiation, and working with companies post-investment. Prior to Pamlico Capital, he worked in the Investment Banking Group at McColl Partners (now known as Deloitte Corporate Finance).

McCrory earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with Highest Distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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