Our Team

Mistral’s team consists of distinguished investment professionals equipped with a high degree of business acumen to generate, structure, execute, and manage private equity investments. Our combined skill set allows us to navigate complex financial, operational, and legal business challenges to assist our management teams in building world-class organizations and industry leaders.

Investment Professionals

Andrew R. Heyer

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner

Mr. Heyer is the Chief Executive Officer and a Managing Director of Mistral Equity Partners. Prior to founding Mistral, Mr. Heyer served as a Founding Managing Partner of Trimaran Capital Partners. Formally, Mr. Heyer was Vice Chairman of CIBC World Markets Corp. and a Co-Head of the CIBC Argosy Merchant Banking Funds. Prior to joining CIBC World Markets Corp. in 1995, Mr. Heyer was a Founder and Managing Director of The Argosy Group L.P. Before Argosy, Mr. Heyer was a Managing Director at Drexel Burnham Lambert Incorporated, and previous to that, he worked at Shearson/American Express.

Mr. Heyer currently serves on the Board of Directors of OneSpaWorld Holdings (NASDAQ:OSW), Arko (NASDAQ:ARKO), biote (NASDAQ:BTMD), and Lovesac (NASDAQ:LOVE). Mr. Heyer also serves as the CEO and Director of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. 4, having served as the President and as a Director of both Haymaker Acquisition Corp. I, II, and III.

Mr. Heyer received his B.Sc. and M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, graduating magna cum laude. Mr. Heyer currently serves as a Member of the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Christopher Bradley

Managing Director

Mr. Bradley is a Managing Director at Mistral Equity Partners. Prior to joining Mistral in 2008, Mr. Bradley was with the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Banc of America Securities, and a Manager in the Strategy Group at Burger King, where he worked on the successful turn-around of that company.  He was also a strategy consultant in the Consumer and Retail Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Bradley currently serves on the Board of Directors of Carnegie Park Capital, Growth for Good Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:GFGD), and TKB Critical Technologies 1 (NASDAQ:USCT). He formally served on the Board of Directors of Lovesac (NASDAQ:LOVE), Jamba Juice, Worldwise, Country Pure Foods, and Creminelli Fine Meats, amongst others. Mr. Bradley serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. 4, where he leads all aspects of the M&A process including thematic and specific target identification, all aspects of Haymaker’s extensive diligence process, valuation and terms negotiation, all deal execution steps, and investor relations. He served in this same role at Haymaker Acquisition Corp. I, II, and III.  Mr. Bradley received his MBA from the Harvard Business School and his BA from the University of Chicago, where he serves as a board member of the Humanities Council.

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