Megan E. Cunningham


Megan Cunningham is an Associate in the Private Equity Group at 50 South Capital. She is responsible for sourcing, analyzing, and managing buyout and direct co-investment opportunities to maximize returns that align with investors, where she evaluates potential investments, builds relationships with fund managers, and conducts market research. Megan joined the team as a generalist, underwriting across venture capital, buyout, direct co-investments, secondaries, and credit. She also focuses on portfolio management, investor relations, and fundraising.

Prior, Megan was a Debt Capital Markets Summer Analyst for Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (“CIBC”) on the Investment Grade, Private Placements, and Leveraged Finance teams, executing over 50 transactions.

Education & Associations

Megan graduated summa cum laude from Denison University with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. As an undergraduate, she served as the President of Women in Business, the Founder and President of the Spice Cabinet, the Vice President of Finance and Housing for Pi Beta Phi, and the Alumni Chair for Mortar Board. She also was a defender on the women’s varsity lacrosse team. She received the Distinguished Leader Award, the Lynn C. Schweizer Award as the top senior female student athlete, and the Elizabeth Minter Award for courage and resilience as well as being inducted into several honorary academic societies such as Pi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Epsilon for economics, and Chi Alpha Sigma for athletes.