Kevin T. Butts

Senior Vice President

Kevin Butts is a Senior Vice President in the Private Equity Group at 50 South Capital Advisors. Kevin is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing buyout partnership and co-investment opportunities. He also is responsible for fundraising, investor relations and portfolio management.

Prior to joining the Private Equity Group, Kevin was a Senior Credit Portfolio Manager within Northern Trust’s Corporate Banking Group where he 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.

Education & Associations

Kevin received a degree in finance with Honors from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and an MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. 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 events.


An Illinois native, Kevin resides on the northwest side of Chicago with his wife, two young children and dog. Kevin is an avid fisherman, runner, outdoors enthusiast and Chicago Cubs fan.




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