Cowen’s award-winning, global Prime Brokerage team offers a full suite of institutional services that can be customized to meet the individual needs of investment managers, at any stage of their business. Whether you’re an emerging manager, managing an established fund or a mature fund, the caliber and breadth of our offering can solve for your needs in a cost-efficient and strategic manner – allowing you to focus on generating alpha and building your business

As long-term partners, we recognize that our clients’ success is our success, and we make it our mission to provide the resources and support that enable clients to perform at the highest levels while remaining focused on beating their benchmarks and peers.

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Capital Introduction
  • Helps clients to secure capital and to grow
  • Experienced global capital intro team with differentiated
  • network across Europe, Asia & US
  • Facilitates highly targeted introductions with a network of
  • 1,000+ investors targeting emerging and mid-sized funds
  • Focuses on the investment merits and aligning
  • investment strategies, operational capabilities and
  • performance track record
Trade Execution & Custody
  • Custody and clearing across all asset classes
  • Electronic and high-touch execution
  • Access to 75+ financial markets worldwide
  • Access Cowen’s outsourced trading solutions
  • Leading technology aimed at facilitating portfolio and risk management decisions
  • Comprehensive, aggregated reporting on assets held across a variety of custodians
Securities & Lending
  • Access borrow through multiple clearing firms and Cowen’s stock loan desk
  • Short sales of ETB securities with electronic approvals through execution systems
  • Fully-paid-for securities lending allows incremental returns on holdings
  • Proactive client account review and facilitated lending on behalf of clients
Outsourced Trading
  • Helps clients to secure capital and to grow
  • Experienced global capital intro team with differentiated network across Europe, Asia & US
  • Facilitates highly targeted introductions with a network of 1,000+ investors targeting emerging and mid-sized funds
  • Focuses on the investment merits and aligning investment strategies, operational capabilities and performance track record

Client Reporting Suite
  • Comprehensive portfolio, risk, performance/accounting analytics and reporting suite - including real-time portfolio analytics
  • Dashboards, metrics and reports tailored to meet your needs
  • Data supplied in various formats and easily uploaded to your systems
Portfolio Financing
  • Optimized account and portfolio financing using internal risk tools
  • Relationships with multiple underlying finance providers, including Cowen
  • Varying options based on investment strategies, asset classes and risk factors
  • From traditional Reg T accounts to those with varying degrees of enhanced leverage

Middle & Back Office Support
  • Operations support delivered as a fully integrated solution
  • Full administration, operations and reporting support including clearance and settlement, daily trade reconciliation and end-of-day file transmissions
  • Client portal allows you to book, view and track trades
  • in real-time
  • Customised pre- and post-trade compliance monitoring
New Launch & Business Consulting
  • Guidance on how best to launch a new fund and grow a business
  • Ongoing support in all areas including growth options, new hires and seed investor opportunities
  • Consulting expertise based on extensive experience building investment firms from start-up through all stages of their lifecycle
  • Hundreds of successful launches and growing funds supported over the years

Commission Management
  • Provided by Westminster Research Associates LLC, a leading provider of investment research and commission management solutions
  • Specializing in commission sharing arrangements (CSA) and research payment accounts (RPA)
  • Monitoring, control, record-keeping, reporting of research funding and payments
Institutional Platform
  • Leverage the full suite of institutional services from the Cowen group
  • Includes research, conferences and corporate access events
  • Access specialist sector expertise, deep insights and unique intellectual property in a number of high growth markets

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