Senior Vice President
Preston Simons is a Senior Vice President in the Financial Institutions Group for Commerce Street Capital, LLC. Mr. Simons advises clients on both sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions, valuations and fairness opinions, debt and equity capital raises, balance sheet restructuring, and in their strategic planning efforts. He is responsible for running deal processes and executing transactions of those varieties, as well. Mr. Simons also oversees the development of projection and merger models, as well as pro forma and valuation analysis as part of delivering valuation and fairness opinions.
In his career, Mr. Simons has advised on over 30 successful bank M&A transactions and over $500 million in debt and equity capital raises for community banks.
Mr. Simons joined the firm in June 2010 after graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with a BS in Mathematics and a BBA in Finance. He is based out of Dallas where he resides with his wife Kristen and their two daughters.
Mr. Simons is a registered representative and has passed the FINRA Series 7, 79, and 63 examinations.