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At a Glance

Uppers

“Tremendous, honest, open culture and great, interesting people”

“Early responsibility and great clients”

“Compensation”

Downers

“Long hours”

“The unknowns around being acquired”

“Underrated prestige”

About Cowen

Cowen is a diversified financial services firm offering investment banking services, equity and credit research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, , commission management services, and actively managed alternative investment products. Cowen employs more than 1,700 people and is led by Jeffrey Solomon, the firm’s Chair and Chief Executive Officer.

Founded in 1918, Cowen is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide. In August 2022, Cowen announced that it would be acquired by Canadian banking firm TD Bank for $1.3 billion. The deal, slated to close in the first quarter of 2023, will significantly increase TD’s U.S. investment banking presence. Upon the deal’s closing, Cowen will remain a separate entity. 

Cowen

599 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Phone: (646) 562-1000

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Public
Stock Symbol: COWN
Stock Exchange: NYSE
Chair & CEO: Jeffrey Solomon
2023 Employees (All Locations): 1,325

Major Office Locations

New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Boston, MA
Dallas, TX
Chicago, IL
London, England
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Munich, Germany
Leipzig, Germany
Hong Kong, Hong Kong