6 decades of combined experience

Brenowen Principals

The Principals of Brenowen have a deep understanding of industry nuances and the importance of sector-specific knowledge.

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Mark BakerMark D Baker

B.Com (Honours) MBA MAICD

Mark has over 25 years of experience in investment banking, corporate advice and senior management.

Mark gained corporate advisory experience at UBS (then Potter Warburg) and at ANZ Bank (as Director, Corporate Advisory and as Managing Director of Corporate Finance at ANZ LINWAR.

As Co-Founder and CEO of Guthy-Renker Australia, he established, arranged funding for, built, led and successfully exited a leading electronic retailing business launching and owning one of Australia’s most successful consumer personal care brands.

Mark is responsible for ensuring that as “trusted advisor”, Brenowen builds and maintains long-term advisory relationships which yield outstanding outcomes and value- add for our clients.

Mark has a special interest in strategic financial management and building business value over the long term. These efforts are enhanced by the application of his skills in advising on key corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, divestments and capital raising and key financial matters such as financial performance, capital structure, board composition and shareholder negotiations.

Mark helps our family office clients monitor, control report on and optimize their interests and plan for and execute liquidity and exit events.

 

Ross LewinRoss M Lewin

B.Com CA F.FIN MAICD

Ross is a Chartered Accountant who has over 35 years of experience in investment banking and corporate advice.

His experience has been gained in large financial services organisations (ABN Amro, ANZ Bank), as well as boutique advisory and specialist restructuring firms.

Ross provides insightful strategic recommendations and conducts mandates in capital raising, M&A, divestment, and shareholder and bank negotiations.

Ross has been responsible for numerous IPO’s and secondary issues and has helped his clients raise over $1.5 billion in equity funding.

Ross has unique experience in cross-border IPOs and in particular leads Brenowen China, which is responsible for advising quality, mid-sized Chinese businesses who wish to list on the ASX.