Our Team

M&A | Strategic Advice | Capital Raising

Meet The Team

Adam Cowen, Managing Director
Managing Director

Adam Cowen

Adam is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of TCA Partners.

He has over 20 years experience in advising companies on corporate strategy and corporate finance transactions including equity capital markets transactions, buy and sell side private and public mergers & acquisitions transactions and private equity investments.

Adam has previously worked with Linklaters, investment bank Collins Stewart (now Cannacord) and Wilson HTM and has a focus on the provision of advice to growth companies (<$100m EV).
Adam is a qualified non-practicing solicitor of the courts of England and Wales.

Ben Wilson, Managing Director
Managing Director

Ben Wilson

Ben is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of TCA Partners.

He has over 20 years experience in corporate finance, focusing on private company M&A. During this time Ben has advised on over 40 completed transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $3bn.

Ben commenced his corporate finance career with Clearwater International in London, before working for PwC in Sydney. Prior to founding Tor Corporate Advisory, Ben was a Partner at Deloitte where he led the M&A Advisory business in Queensland for 5 years.

Ben is a qualified chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and holds a B.A. Economics from the University of Manchester.

Jake Bathhurst, Director
Director

Jake Bathhurst

Jake brings nine years of professional experience with Deloitte, working in their M&A teams, in both the UK and Australia. During this time, Jake has advised on a significant number of transactions from small to mid-market acquisitions and divestments, through to large corporate carve-outs with deal sizes up to $3bn.

Prior to joining TCA, Jake complimented his M&A experience with a hands-on commercial finance role at Collins Foods Limited (ASX: CKF).

Jake is a qualified chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS).

Sam Sheppard, Associate
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Sam Sheppard

Sam joins with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance from the University of Queensland.

He brings strong analytical and modelling capability and has experience working on a number of corporate finance transactions, including sell side M&A and private capital raises.

Baillie Waller, Associate
Associate

Baillie Waller

Baillie brings over five years of corporate advisory experience to the team, having advised both public and private organisations across the following sectors Automotive, Technology, Healthcare, Industrials, and Mining. 

He possesses strong analytical and technical skills that have been developed through his work on private Mergers & Acquisitions (buy and sell-side) at BDO. Prior to that, he worked in the firm’s audit and advisory division. 

Baillie is a qualified charted accountant having completed the Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA) Program. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Entrepreneurship) from Curtin University in Western Australia.

Careers

M&A | Strategic Advice | Capital Raising

Experienced candidates

We invest a lot of time and energy to identify the right people as we believe that the quality of our advice is directly linked to the calibre of our people. Our staff benefit from valuable and direct exposure to M&A and capital raising transactions across a wide range of industries.

Please direct any enquiries regarding potential opportunities to sam@tca-partners.com with a cover letter and resume at the minimum.

Graduates and Interns

TCA Partners’ internships offer a unique opportunity to work with, and learn from, the leading independent advisers in the Australian market.

TCA Partners run internships year-round.  Any interested candidates should email sam@tca-partners.com and include the following at a minimum:

  • A cover letter
  • Resume
  • University transcripts