Mistral Equity Partners Promotes Three

Mistral Equity Partners has promoted Griffin Whitney and Christopher Bradley to the post of principal, and promoted Elizabeth Nations to senior associate. Whitney joined Mistral in 2007. Bradley and Nations joined the firm in 2008.

PRESS RELEASE
Mistral Equity Partners (“Mistral”), a private equity firm specializing in the consumer and retail sectors, today announced the promotions of three members of its investment team. Griffin Whitney and Christopher Bradley have both been promoted to Principal, and Elizabeth Nations has been promoted to Senior Associate.

“We are delighted to recognize Griffin, Chris and Beth for their hard work and outstanding performance,” said Andrew Heyer, Chief Executive Officer and a Managing Director of Mistral. “In addition to their individual strengths in identifying successful investment opportunities, they are great team members whose contributions and leadership will continue to be invaluable to our success over the coming years.”

Mr. Whitney joined Mistral in 2007, and Mr. Bradley and Ms. Nations joined the firm in 2008.

About Mistral Equity Partners
Mistral Equity Partners is a private equity firm comprised of highly experienced investment professionals and seasoned industry executives. The firm specializes in the consumer, retail, and consumer-focused media sectors, with a particular focus on businesses that are supported by strong demographic trends and fundamental changes in consumer preferences. The Mistral team has a long history of working together and identifying successful investment opportunities with these characteristics. Mistral’s portfolio includes Shearer’s Foods, Inc.; Jamba, Inc.; Worldlynx Wireless LP;
Orval Kent Food Company; LoveSac Alternative Furniture Co.; and Country Pure Foods, LLC.