Kristin Norton

Vice President

Kristin Norton is a Vice President and Research Analyst for 50 South Capital's Hedge Fund Investment Team. She focuses on sourcing and monitoring long/short equity hedge fund investments. Kristin is a member of the 50 South Capital Giving Council as well as the 50 South Capital Diversity Council.

Prior to joining 50 South Capital, Kristin held internship experiences at Morgan Stanley and Mizuho, both in Tokyo. At Morgan Stanley, she was working in the equity research group primarily on the healthcare and telecommunications sector teams, and at Mizuho, she was on the investment research team within the venture capital group.

Education & Associations

Kristin has a B.A. degree from Harvard College with a major in East Asian studies and a secondary in economics. During her time at Harvard, Kristin was co-captain of the Women's Varsity Tennis Team in both her junior and senior years, and was an ITA All-Academic Honors, All Ivy 1st and 2nd Team, and MVP award recipient. She is currently on the board of Hedge Fund Cares, a foundation providing grants to child abuse prevention and treatment interventions, and was one of the original members of the Young Professionals Board of Good Sports, a non-profit organization that provides athletic equipment and apparel to underprivileged children. Kristin is also an alumni interviewer for Harvard College, and is very involved with interviewing prospective Chicago high school students for admission into Harvard.


Kristin grew up on Long Island, New York, and is still getting used to the Midwest winters. She is fluent in Japanese and visits her mother’s side of the family in Japan once a year. Kristin is a member of UFC Boxing and lives with her younger sister in River North. She is a foodie and enjoys trying new restaurants, exercising, and laughing.




Research – Long Short Equity