Christopher Bradley brings over 20 years of experience as a consultant, investment banker, operator, and principal investor (spanning the angel, venture capital, private equity, and SPAC asset classes). He is currently a Managing Director at Mistral Equity Partners, a middle market consumer-focused growth and buyout private equity fund; the Chief Financial Officer of Haymaker Acquisition Corp II [NASDAQ:HYAC] where he leads deal origination, negotiation, diligence, and execution; and a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Beacon Consumer Incubator Fund, a consumer technology venture capital fund. In addition to these roles he currently serves on the boards of Creminelli Fine Meats, a privately held premium-priced charcuterie wholesaler; and The Lovesac Company, Inc. [NASDAQ: LOVE] a branded omni-channel retailer of technology-forward furniture. He formerly served on the board of Jamba, Inc. [NASDAQ: JMBA]; Country Pure Foods; Bout Time Wine LLC; and XpresSpa [NASDAQ:XSPA]. Prior to Mistral, Mr. Bradley served as an investment banker at Banc of America Securities, a Manager in Burger King’s strategy group, and a Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers strategy consulting practice. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Haymaker I and co-led Haymaker I’s merger with OneSpaWorld in March 2019 [NASDAQ:OSW]. He holds an MBA from The Harvard Business School and completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Chicago, where he majored in philosophy and economics.
Thursday Feb. 6th
How SPACs are Competing with Strategic Buyers in the Cutthroat M&A Market
- Formation and capital raising trends and statistics
- Annualized return profile from IPO to business combination
- Market and trading dynamics
- Outcomes and post-business combination performance