50 South Capital Advisors, a subsidiary of Northern Trust Corp, has named Chris Bires as a director of product strategy and investor relations. Previously, Bires worked at Citadel where he was most recently a director of global distribution. And prior to that, he was a managing director at Highbridge Capital Management.
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chris Bires has joined 50 South Capital Advisors as Director of Product Strategy and Investor Relations. In this newly created role, Bires will focus on developing the firm’s full suite of alternatives investment solutions and services, including private equity, hedge fund, private credit, infrastructure, and real asset investments, for both institutional and high net worth investors.
“We are pleased to have Chris join our 50 South Capital Advisors team as we continue to grow our assets and investor base,” said Robert Morgan, Managing Director of 50 South Capital Advisors. “Chris will manage our capital raising and lead the continued build-out of distribution channels for 50 South Capital capabilities, while also continuing to further enhance our investor relations efforts with existing clients.”
Bires has more than 23 years of experience in investment management, most recently as a director of global distribution at Citadel, responsible for business development and client relationships in North America. Prior to Citadel, he was a managing director with Highbridge Capital Management as a marketing and product specialist for the firm’s hedge fund and private investment strategies. He began his career with Merrill Lynch. Bires received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University and earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a CFA Charterholder.
About 50 South Capital Advisors
50 South Capital Advisors, LLC is an alternatives asset management firm designed to meet the core strategic needs of investors seeking access to private equity and hedge funds. Its highly experienced team works closely with a wide range of investors to fulfill specific investment objectives and create lasting relationships. 50 South Capital’s investment philosophy focuses on providing access primarily to small-to-mid sized managers that offer unique and differentiated sources of return. 50 South Capital is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northern Trust Corporation. Visit www.50SouthCapital.com for more information.
About Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has offices in the United States in 19 states and Washington, D.C., and 22 international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of September 30, 2016, Northern Trust had assets under custody of US$6.7 trillion, and assets under management of US$946 billion. For more than 125 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. Visit northerntrust.com or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.