Kevin Butts is a Vice President in the Private Equity Group at 50 South Capital Advisors. Kevin is responsible for sourcing and analyzing buyout partnership and co-investment opportunities, with an emphasis on industrial, distribution, manufacturing, business services and natural resource-related strategies. He also is responsible for fundraising, investor relations and portfolio management. Kevin is on the advisory board of The Beekman Group, Gemspring Capital, Silver Oak Services Partners, Frazier Growth Buyout and Juniper Capital, and is a frequent presenter at industry events and conferences. Prior to joining the Private Equity Group, Kevin was a Senior Credit Portfolio Manager within Northern Trust’s Corporate Banking Group where was responsible for the underwriting and financial analysis responsibilities of a $1.2B senior loan portfolio comprised of 38 diversified industrial clients. Kevin started his career at Northern Trust as a summer intern prior to joining Northern Trust on a full-time basis as a Rotational Development Program member.
Kevin received his MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.S. in Finance with Honors from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Kevin continues to be involved with his alma maters as a featured guest speaker on the private equity industry at the University of Illinois and a panelist at Chicago Booth student events.