Andrew C. Simmons

(312) 423-2764


Mr. Simmons has over 15 years of principal investing and advisory experience. He has experience in the execution of leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, private capital raises and portfolio company management in industries including manufacturing, distribution, food and consumer products.

Prior to joining High Street Capital, from 2005 to 2007, he was a Senior Associate with Hilco Equity Management, a private equity firm that makes leveraged acquisitions and growth equity investments in middle-market companies. At Hilco Equity, Mr. Simmons worked on several completed investments and spent much of his time working with portfolio company management on projects including annual budgeting, cash flow forecasting and analyzing key operating metrics.

From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Simmons worked as an investment banker with Lincoln International, LLC, where he began as an Analyst and was subsequently promoted to Associate. At Lincoln International, Mr. Simmons focused on sell-side and buy-side advisory services for middle-market mergers and acquisition transactions, as well as capital raising assignments. During his time with Lincoln International, Mr. Simmons aided in the execution and management of investments on behalf of Riverlake Partners, a lower middle-market private equity firm formed with investments from the Principals of Lincoln International.

Mr. Simmons is a 2009 graduate from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a 2001 graduate of Washington and Lee University. Mr. Simmons is married.