Adam Magyar, CFA, FRM

Senior Vice President

Adam J. Magyar is the Senior Vice President, Director of Risk Management for 50 South Capital's Hedge Fund Investment Team. He is responsible for monitoring and analyzing risk and performance for 50 South Capital’s hedge fund portfolios as well as that of the underlying managers. Adam is a member of the Senior Investment Committee.

Prior to joining 50 South Capital, Adam served at Northern Trust Asset Management in other asset allocation and investment strategy roles. Most recently he was charged with overseeing risk management on over $50 billion in outsourced CIO assets. Prior to joining the Asset Management team, he was an investment performance consultant in the Northern Trust Investment Risk and Analytical Services group. As an investment performance consultant, he worked with large corporate ERISA plans as well as endowments and foundations, assisting his clients in the investment management process by providing them performance measurement services, investment analysis and consulting services. Prior to joining Northern Trust, he worked at the Chicago Stock Exchange and a retail brokerage firm.

Education & Associations

Adam holds a B.S. in Finance from Bradley University and an MS in Computer Science from DePaul University. He is a CFA Charterholder and Certified Financial Risk Manager. He is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals.


Adam is an avid runner having run several marathons. He’s found that chasing his four kids around has supplemented his training. He also enjoys wood working and carpentry. He’s remodeled rooms in his house and built custom cabinetry.




Risk Management