Edward Simmons is a Principal in the Private Wealth Solutions Group and based in London. He handles the firm’s relationships with international family offices and private investors on a variety of levels. In his capacity, Mr. Simmons works across the firm’s business units to provide solutions for large of pools of Family Capital and generates potential investment opportunities in partnership with family offices, privately-owned companies, conglomerates and related entities.
Before joining the London office, Mr. Simmons was based in New York where he helped launch Blackstone’s Private Wealth Management Group. Mr. Simmons joined Blackstone in 2008 as a Research Analyst within the firm's Private Equity Group, where he sourced and evaluated late-stage venture and growth-equity investments.
Prior to Blackstone, Mr. Simmons spent several years at AllianceBernstein where he advised family offices, ultra-high-net-worth individuals, foundations and endowments on investment strategies and portfolio construction. Mr. Simmons received his B.A. from Hobart College.