NEW YORK – JANUARY 7, 2019 – Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) (“Cowen” or the “Company”) today announced that Scott Hague has joined the firm’s Capital Markets Group, as Managing Director, Head of Private Capital Solutions. Previously at Stifel, Mr. Hague now leads the Private Capital Solutions Group, which is focused on delivering capital structure advice and private capital solutions to investment banking clients. He reports to Grant Miller, Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets

Yasha Dyatlovitsky, Managing Director, and Dylan Piccolo, Director, have also joined the Private Capital Solutions Group and report to Mr. Hague. Mssrs. Dyatlovitsky and Piccolo were both previously Directors of Debt Capital Markets at Stifel.

“The addition of Scott and his team represents an important step forward for our Capital Markets platform. With Scott’s leadership, we will continue to expand our Private Capital Solutions effort, a natural complement to our full-service, capital markets product offering,” said Mr. Miller. “Scott’s experience building businesses and his deep product knowledge make him a key partner for Cowen and our clients, as we continually strive to help clients outperform.”

About his new role, Mr. Hague commented, “We are excited to join the highly regarded Capital Markets team at Cowen. We look forward to helping Cowen expand a fast-growing and important segment of its business and working with Grant and the Cowen team to deliver clients thoughtful, value-added solutions across the product spectrum.”

Mr. Hague joins Cowen with more than 20 years of experience in debt capital markets and leveraged finance. Prior to joining Cowen, Mr. Hague served as Managing Director and Head of Debt Capital Markets for Stifel. In addition, he served on Stifel’s investment banking executive committee. Previously he spent eleven years in a variety of roles in investment banking with Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York and London and began his career at Citicorp Securities. Mr. Hague graduated from Colgate University where he currently serves as a member of the Alumni Corporation Board of Directors.

About Cowen Inc.

Cowen Inc. (“Cowen” or the “Company”) is a diversified financial services firm that operates through two business segments: a broker dealer and an investment management division.  The Company’s broker dealer division offers investment banking services, equity and credit research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, global clearing and commission management services.  Cowen’s investment management segment offers actively managed alternative investment products.  Cowen Inc. focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to our clients in order to help them outperform.  Founded in 1918, the firm is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide. Learn more at Cowen.com.

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