Our Team

Mark Carmichael

Founder, Head of Corporate Finance

“Mark Carmichael is the entrepreneur’s M&A advisor” wrote Verne Harnish, co-founder of Entrepreneur’s Organisation and author of Mastering The Rockefeller Habits 2.0. A lifelong serial entrepreneur who has successfully established businesses in five countries over the last 25 years, Mark’s perspective as entrepreneur-turned-M&A-Advisor provides a powerful combination of real-world entrepreneurial experience coupled with a career in M&A that spans more than a decade and more than $6 billion worth on deals on which he has advised.

Eric Mass


Eric brings over 15 years of M&A experience to Tower, including executing transactions for Fortune 500 companies, advising the world’s largest institutional investors on high-profile transactions and advising shareholders of private, mid-market companies on M&A issues. Prior to Tower, Eric was the Senior Manager of Risk Assessment at a Fortune 500 financial services firm, where he led the company’s risk management activities. 

Binayak Thapa


Binayak has been active in the M&A sector for over 13 years and has significant experience in financial valuation, securities and M&A engagements. Binayak has advised a diverse set of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to individual entrepreneurs on a number of transactions across technology, business services and industrials. Binayak has a strong research background and leads Tower’s research initiatives in sector analysis, valuations and M&A activities in target sectors.

Renée Waters

Director, Investor Outreach

Renee brings a customer-focused approach to Tower mandates, having served in front-facing roles in consulting, sales & marketing and executive recruitment. Renee has consulted on growth strategies for a leading fashion brand and a Fortune 500 technology firm, managed inside sales efforts for two professional services firms, and recruited C-level executives in the consumer, luxury and fashion industries.