Margaret MagerSenior Advisor
Ms. Mager is a Senior Advisor at Hypatia Capital working directly with Hypatia clients. Previously, she was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in Global Investment Research from 1995 until 2007. In this role she led a team of 19 research professionals covering more than 90 stocks across all sectors of retail. Ms. Mager was named an All Star Analyst for nine consecutive years (1999-2007) by Institutional Investor, and recognized as a top analyst in surveys by Greenwich Associates, Reuters, Starmine, and The Wall Street Journal. Her corporate and investor clients valued her industry knowledge and strategic perspective. While at Goldman Sachs, Ms. Mager assessed mergers and divestitures for strategic and financial soundness and worked on numerous primary and secondary transactions, including IPO's of Polo Ralph Lauren, Columbia Sportswear, Carter's Childrenswear, Coach, UnderArmour, Maidenform, J. Crew, and Lululemon.
Upon leaving Goldman Sachs she became a senior advisor to the CEO of Liz Claiborne as it restructured a portfolio of 41 branded businesses. She then joined Kekst & Company as a strategic and financial communications consultant. Earlier in her career, Ms. Mager held various investment and research positions focused on the consumer sector at General American Investors, Smith Barney, Harris Upham, Inc, and Morgan Stanley. She began her career at Macy's, Inc. in FP&A.