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Cowen Group is a company providing financial services. It is engaged in alternative investment management, investment banking, research, sales and trading services. The Company serves the biotech, digital health, e-commerce, energy, telecom, media and a number of other sectors.

HQNew York, NY, US
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)1,325(+10%)
Job Openings34
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.6 B(+55%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$38.5
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Cowen

Thomas W. Strauss

Thomas W. Strauss

Vice Chairman
Flisser Rosman

Flisser Rosman

Managing Director and Head, Investment Management
Jeffrey M. Solomon

Jeffrey M. Solomon

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Steven Kotler

Steven Kotler

Independent Director
Dan Charney

Dan Charney

Managing Director and Co-President, Cowen and Company
Stephen A. Lasota

Stephen A. Lasota

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
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Cowen Office Locations

Cowen has offices in New York, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Birmingham and in 24 other locations
New York, NY, US (HQ)
570 Lexington Ave 20th floor
Alpharetta, GA, US
30000 Mill Creek Ave #350
Atlanta, GA, US
3424 Peachtree Rd NE #2200
Birmingham, MI, US
300 Park St #480
Boston, MA, US
Two International Place, 2 International Pl
Chicago, IL, US
181 W Madison St
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Cowen Financials and Metrics

Cowen Revenue

Cowen's revenue was reported to be $1.62 b in FY, 2020

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Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)


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Cowen's current market capitalization is $1 b.
USDQ2, 2011

Financial Leverage

2.8 x
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Cowen Cybersecurity Score

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Cowen Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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out of 100

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Cowen Online and Social Media Presence

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Cowen News and Updates

Jenny Killeen Joins Cowen as Head of Human Resources

Industry veteran Jane Gerhard retiring Industry veteran Jane Gerhard retiring

Cowen upgrades Biogen and doubles price target after Alzheimer's drug approval

The company's stock surged 38% on Monday following the approval of the drug, which goes by the name Aduhelm

Workhorse stock gets downgraded by Cowen, 'no catalyst going forward'

Analysts at Cowen on Friday downgraded shares of Workhorse Group Inc. to their equivalent of neutral, saying that they view the shares as "fairly valued following the recent rally which we view as not supported by fundamentals or company specific catalysts." Second and third quarters will be a "cri…

Jefferies, Cowen initiate Vimeo with positive ratings, say enterprise business will drive growth

Investment firms Cowen and Jefferies initiated coverage of the stock with ratings of outperform and buy, respectively.

Boeing set to pace Dow ascent as Cowen gets bullish

Boeing set to pace Dow ascent as Cowen gets bullish

Cowen upgrades Boeing on the 'fast improving' air traffic amid the economic reopening

Cowen upgraded the stock to outperform, saying in a note to clients on Tuesday that the recovery in travel demand creates upside for the aerospace giant.
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Cowen Blogs

ecoATM Gazelle Raises $75M of Growth Capital to Drive Global Smartphone Access and Sustainability

SAN DIEGO, June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Global smartphone and mobile device re-commerce leader ecoATM Gazelle (“ecoATM” or the “Company”) has raised $75 million of new growth equity from existing investor Cowen Sustainable Advisors (“CSI”) to accelerate the Company’s global expansion and support pro…

Cowen Announces Its Membership in Out Leadership

Out Leadership, a leader in LGBTQ+ equality, welcomes leading investment bank and financial services firm Cowen as its newest member NEW YORK , June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) (“Cowen” or the “Company”) today announced that it has joined Out Leadership, the oldest and The …

Industry Voices—Oral surgery’s potential is putting a smile on PE faces

By Alex Sauter Oral surgery isn’t a prospect that patients usually approach with much enthusiasm. But the specialty is starting to generate excitement among private equity investors as they wake up to its potential to emulate the success they’ve enjoyed with other types of medical practices. Read mo…

Cowen to Hold Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

NEW YORK , March 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) (“Cowen” or the “Company”) will host a conference call on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 9:00 AM ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter of 2021. The conference call will be broadcast live via this link T…

Omega Therapeutics to Advance Pipeline and Platform Development with $126 Million in Additional Financing

Additional Capital from Flagship Pioneering, Joined by Invus, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Funds and Accounts Managed by BlackRock, Cowen Healthcare Investments, and Others Proceeds Support Advancement of OTX-2002, Industry’s First Epigenomic Controller, Continued Development of the O…

Cowen Includes ESG Scores in All Company-Specific Research Reports

by Kimberly Redmond Read the full article on Equities.com Cowen Inc (Nasdaq: COWN) said it is one of the first major Wall Street investment firms to include an environmental, social and governance (ESG) score in its company equity research reports. On Monday, the New York-based brokerage said its te…
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Cowen Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cowen founded?

    Cowen was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Cowen key executives?

    Cowen's key executives are Thomas W. Strauss, Flisser Rosman and Jeffrey M. Solomon.

  • How many employees does Cowen have?

    Cowen has 1,325 employees.

  • What is Cowen revenue?

    Latest Cowen annual revenue is $1.6 b.

  • What is Cowen revenue per employee?

    Latest Cowen revenue per employee is $1.2 m.

  • Who are Cowen competitors?

    Competitors of Cowen include PIMCO, Citadel and Apex Fund Services.

  • Where is Cowen headquarters?

    Cowen headquarters is located at 570 Lexington Ave 20th floor, New York.

  • Where are Cowen offices?

    Cowen has offices in New York, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Birmingham and in 24 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cowen have?

    Cowen has 33 offices.