Cowen - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Cowen M&A Summary

Cowen has acquired 8 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Cowen’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired ConvergEx Group for $116M. Cowen has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (50%) and business services (38%).

Cowen Ownership

Who owns Cowen?

Cowen is owned by The Toronto-Dominion Bank. It was acquired on August 2, 2022.

Cowen Business Overview

Where is Cowen headquartered?

Cowen is headquartered in New York, New York.

What is Cowen’s revenue?

Cowen disclosed revenue of 2,113M USD for 2021 and 1,623M USD for 2020.

How many employees does Cowen have?

Cowen has 1,534 employees.

What sector is Cowen in?

Cowen is a financial services company.

When was Cowen founded?

Cowen was founded in 1918.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 3

Cowen

Cowen, Inc.

599 Lexington Avenue 20th Floor,
New York, New York 10022
United States,
(646) 562-1010
www.cowen.com

Cowen is a diversified financial services firm and, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, provides alternative asset management, investment banking, research, and sales and trading services. Cowen was founded in 1918 and is based in New York City.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 7 - 1 - - - 8
vol $116M $116M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Portico Capital Advisors LLC 2021-11-23 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.porticocap.com
Quarton International 2018-11-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.quartoninternational.com
ConvergEx Group LLC 2017-04-03 116M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York City, New York · www.convergex.com
CRT Capital - Businesses 2016-03-22 - Divestiture
, United States
Concept Capital Markets LLC 2015-09-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Garden City, New York · www.conceptcapital.com
Conifer Securities LLC 2015-07-30 - Divestiture
San Francisco, California
Dahlman Rose & Co. LLC 2013-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.dahlmanrose.com
Algorithmic Trading Management LLC 2012-01-17 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.algotm.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Financial Services 4 (50%) - - -
Business Services 3 (38%) 116M (100%) - -
Software 1 (13%) - - -
Total 8 $116M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 116M - -
  New York 5 116M - -
  California 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Domestic 7 (88%) 116M (100%) - -
Cross-border 1 (13%) - - -
Total 8 $116M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Willkie Farr & Gallagher
5
Perkins Coie
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $116M
TOTAL $116M
Largest ConvergEx Group LLC
$116M (2017-04-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
2 (25%)
Strategic(s)
25%
2 (25%)

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