Our People



Sims Capital Management was started in 2003 to provide investment advisory services to individuals and institutions. Our principals are:


Luke E. Sims, Chairman


Luke E. Sims is the Chairman of Sims Capital Management LLC and Chief Executive Officer of the Eagle Capital Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE American: GRF). Luke retired in 2010 after spending 34 years with Foley & Lardner LLP, a national law firm based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with over 1,000 lawyers. Mr. Simsí specialties included securities law, mergers & acquisitions (including leveraged buyouts), private equity, and corporate law generally. By retiring from the practice of law, Luke is able to devote himself full-time to his long-time avocation---investing.

Luke was regularly included by his peers in The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of corporate law, leveraged buyouts and private equity law, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law, and in Chambers USA: Americaís Leading Business Lawyers. From 1997 through 2004, Mr. Sims headed Foley & Lardnerís national transactional and securities practice group, which covers securities laws, mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, takeover defense, and corporate law generally. During this period, the number of lawyers and paralegals in this practice group ranged from approximately 80 to 100 professionals.

Luke was a director of LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. (Nasdaq NMS:  BOOT) from 1985 until 2009, and a director of Wilson-Hurd Mfg. Co. (Wausau, WI) from 1992 through 2017.   He currently is a director of Eagle Capital Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE American:  GRF) and Nova Molecular Technologies, Inc. (Janesville, WI).    Luke received his undergraduate (1972) and legal education (1976) at Georgetown University.    At Georgetown Law School, Luke was active with the Georgetown Law Journal as a staff member, author, editor, and member of the executive board.

Luke's email address is luke@simscapital.com


David C. Sims, President


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An investor should consider an investmentís objectives, risks, and charges and expenses carefully before investing.

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