Adam R. Freda

Managing Director

Adam R. Freda is a Managing Director in the Private Equity Group for 50 South Capital. He focuses on sourcing, evaluating and executing secondary investments and direct co-investments with buyout and venture capital funds, and participates in fundraising and portfolio management activities. He is a member of the 50 South Capital Investment Committee.

Prior to joining 50 South Capital, Adam was an investment professional at Wind Point Partners, a middle-market buyout fund based in Chicago. At Wind Point, he was active in all aspects of the investment process, including due diligence, deal execution, and working with companies post-investment. Prior to Wind Point, he worked in the Investment Banking Group at Citi in Chicago. He worked on transactions in numerous industries but spent the majority of his time in the automotive and metals and mining industries.

Education & Associations

Adam earned dual Bachelor of Science degrees in finance and accountancy with High Honors from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, where he earned the Bronze Tablet designation (top 3% of his class). He received an MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.