Investment Banking

We harvest the deep expertise of our senior bankers and product specialists to deliver corporate clients impactful strategic advice and flawlessly executed equity and debt financings aimed at helping them outperform.

Cowen is focused on key sectors of the global economy.  Our clients are having a profound impact on the economy and we are proud to lead manage their capital raising efforts and advise them on company-defining M&A transactions.

Product Coverage

We help our clients achieve their goals by consistently delivering for them.  We bring clients the best of our professionals’ collective experience, providing holistic capital markets and strategic advice, thought leadership and connectivity to our industry relationships.


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The accomplishments of our investment banking team are possible because of the range of our professionals’ experience and the depth of our client relationships. Our senior professionals have decades of experience on Wall Street at bulge and growth-focused firms.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

Our M&A professionals have demonstrated expertise in sales and divestitures, strategic partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, fairness opinions / valuations, cross border transactions, takeover defense and shareholder activist situations.  We are equally active with private and public companies in key sectors of the US economy.

We leverage our expertise in capital markets to bring clients a tailored solution that facilitates its company-defining M&A transaction.

Latest Transactions

  • Quarton, A Cowen Company advised Waterland Private Equity and other shareholders on the sale of shares in Eye Clinic Holding GmbH, owner of Zentrum Gesundheit GmbH, to NORD Holding Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft mbH and Deutsche Mittelstandsholding
  • Sound Seal is a leading designer and manufacturer of essential acoustical noise control products that solve noise problems encountered in nearly every industry.
  • Dialog is recognized as a leading semiconductor supplier in low-power technologies and has established itself as a leader for Bluetooth low energy SoCs and Configurable Mixed-Signal ICs (CMICs) across IoT applications.



Michael Wildish
Head of Mergers & Acquisitions
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Equity Capital Markets

Our equity capital markets team is experienced in the successful execution of all types of private and public equity offerings including:

  • IPO
  • Follow-on
  • SPACs
  • Confidentially Marketed Public Offering (CMPO)
  • Registered Direct (RD)
  • PIPE
  • Private Placement
  • At-the-Market Offering (ATM)
  • Convertible Bond
  • Other hybrid solutions


Our team has outstanding institutional relationships and proven experience in efficiently managing and positioning stories with the investment community.  We are in daily communication with institutional investors worldwide, providing us with a live pulse on the market.

Our leading equities market share within key sectors of the US economy enables us to have a deep perspective on core investment themes.  In other words, we know what it takes to help our clients achieve their goals.

Latest Transactions

  • Blueprint Medicines is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for genomically-defined diseases driven by abnormal kinase activation.
  • MyoKardia is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering a precision medicine approach to discover, develop and commercialize targeted therapies for the treatment of serious and neglected rare cardiovascular diseases
  • Liquidia is a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of human therapeutics using proprietary PRINT technology to transform the lives of patients.



Grant Miller
Head of Equity Capital Markets
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Debt Capital Markets

Comprehensive advisory and capital raising capability across the product spectrum

  • Private Placements
  • Senior Secured Debt
  • Unitranche Facilities
  • Syndicated Loans & High Yield
  • Special Situations
  • 2nd Lien/Mezzanine
  • Venture Debt
  • Other customized debt solutions


Operating across the entire capital structure, our team is experienced in providing single source solutions for our clients’ capital needs

Our high touch-service is supported by an integrated approach that brings together the full capabilities of our entire organization to help our clients achieve their objectives.

Latest Transactions

  • Rimini Street, Inc. is a global provider of enterprise software support products and services, and the leading independent software support provider for Oracle and SAP products,
  • Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. or is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapeutics that could significantly advance the fields of thrombosis and other hematologic diseases.
  • Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. is a vertically-integrated, leading supplier of optical components, including diode lasers, photodiodes, and related modules and equipment.