With one of the largest footprints in biotech, Cowen sets the standard for thought leadership and impactful strategic advice.

Investment Banking capabilities for
Biotech sector

Cowen is a leading bank for high quality financings and financial advisory for life sciences companies. The biotech investment banking team combines the global resources and full service product capabilities of a leading financial institution with the focus and commitment of a specialty investment banking firm.

We have proven track record of providing impactful strategic advice and a superior ability to execute debt and equity transactions as well mergers and acquisitions. We understand our clients’ unique challenges and opportunities and deliver the entire organization to help clients’ achieve their goals.

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Latest Transactions

  • Ovid Therapeutics is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the lives of patients with rare and orphan diseases of the brain.
  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines to address unmet medical needs in central nervous system disorders.
  • Oncopeptides is a late clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development of targeted cancer therapies, with an initial focus on multiple myeloma (MM).


General Contact

George Milstein
Head of Health Care
D 415 646 7394

Research capabilities for
Biotech sector

Cowen’s biotech team has one of the largest research footprints in the space, covering companies pioneering the treatment of diseases. Our analysts’ work has been validated in third-party polls, such as Institutional Investor’s All-America Research Team, the Greenwich Associates poll, and Starmine. In addition to company-specific research, publications such as Biotechnology Quarterly have become legend among investors. Similarly, our Ahead Of The Curve™ reports are at the center of conversation.

Numerous biotechnology reports make use of Cowen’s extensive network of clinicians to help our analysts guage market potential for therapeutics options. We have also created proprietary programs as needed to support our analysts’ research.

Our annual Health Care Conference remains one of Wall Street’s most highly regarded, and is the epicenter of discussion for corporate executives, institutional investors, venture capitalists, and health care professionals. We also host annually the Cowen Therapeutics Conference that provides an ideal forum for objective, first-hand views on both marketed and emerging therapeutics.

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General Contact

Robert Fagin
Head of Research
D 646 562 1310

Lisa Thomas
Associate Director of Research
D 646 562 1388