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Tristan Thomas, CFA<sup>&reg;</sup>

Tristan Thomas, CFA®

Director of Portfolio Strategy
50 South Capital

Tristan Thomas is Director of Portfolio Strategy for 50 South Capital's Hedge Fund Investment Team, responsible for portfolio construction and monitoring and a member of the team's Senior Investment Committee.

Prior to joining 50 South Capital, he was a Strategy Head at Mesirow Advanced Strategies and a member of the Senior Investment Group. He was responsible for the monitoring and sourcing of all strategies that fell outside of credit and equity including macro, commodities, relative value, multi-strategy, volatility, convertible arbitrage and reinsurance. Prior to his role as a Strategy Head, he was a Senior Analyst covering all hedge fund strategies in Asia. He began his career at Lehman Brothers where he was on the emerging markets fixed income desk focused on sovereign debt and derivatives.

Mr. Thomas received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in political science and international business and holds an MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute. He also holds his series 7 and 63 licenses.

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