NEW YORK, NY — October 18, 2017 — Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) (“Cowen” or the “Company”) today announced that Miguel Roman has joined Cowen’s Investment Banking team as Managing Director, Head of Leveraged Capital Markets and Syndicate. In his new role, Mr. Roman is responsible for leading the Leveraged Finance Capital Markets and Syndicate function and is based in Cowen’s New York City corporate headquarters. Mr. Roman reports to Craig Zaph, Managing Director and Head of Leveraged Finance and Debt Capital Markets.
“Cowen is focused on growing its leveraged finance business and Miguel will play a key role as we continue to deliver innovative financing solutions to our clients,” said Kevin Raidy, Cowen Head of Investment Banking. “Miguel joins Cowen with an impressive background and significant leveraged finance experience and I am confident that he will enable Cowen to achieve its strategic goal to be a leader in this important sector.”
Mr. Roman joins Cowen with almost 30 years of industry experience, most recently working at RBC Capital Markets where he was Co-Head of the U.S. Loan Capital Markets Team. Prior to working at RBC, he spent almost 20 years with JP Morgan, the last few years as a Managing Director in the Syndicated and Leveraged Finance Group. Mr. Roman graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo with a BS in Industrial Engineering and he holds an MBA from the University of Michigan.
Cowen’s investment banking professionals bring tailored solutions and unbiased advice to corporate clients rather than leading with a product first approach. Cowen has demonstrated expertise with growth companies in debt and equity capital raising as well as merger and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, shareholder activist situations and takeover defenses. Cowen’s core sectors include: health care, TMT, information and technology services, consumer, industrials, energy and transportation.
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About Cowen Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm and, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, provides alternative asset management, investment banking, research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, global clearing and commission management through its two business segments: Cowen Investment Management 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. Cowen Investment Management provides alternative asset management solutions to a global client base and manages a significant portion of Cowen’s proprietary capital. Cowen 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 additional information, visit www.cowen.com.