Cowen Group (NASDAQ: COWN) this morning announced that its Cowen Prime Services LLC division was named Best North American Prime Broker at the 2016 Hedgeweek USA Awards. The award is based on a peer review system with the top performer of each category selected by Hedgeweek’s audience of institutional and high net worth investors, hedge fund managers and other industry professionals at fund administrators, prime brokers, law firms, custodians and advisers. This the second consecutive year, and the third in four, that Cowen Prime has received this award. Additionally, Cowen Prime earlier this year was named “Best Global Prime Broker” by Hedgeweek Global for the third consecutive year.
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About Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services firm and, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, provides alternative asset management, investment banking, research, sales and trading and prime brokerage services through its two business segments: Ramius and its affiliates make up the Company’s alternative investment segment, while Cowen and Company, a member of FINRA and SIPC, and its affiliates make up the Company’s broker-dealer segment. Ramius provides alternative asset management solutions to a global client base and manages a significant portion of Cowen’s proprietary capital. Cowen and Company and its affiliates offer industry focused investment banking for growth-oriented companies, domain knowledge-driven research, a sales and trading platform for institutional investors and a comprehensive suite of prime brokerage services. Founded in 1918, the firm is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit: www.cowen.com
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