Our team of professionals provides a variety of services designed to help our institutional clients run their businesses more effectively. Whether it’s providing a customizable execution and clearing solution, access to traditional and non-traditional sources of inventory in the cash and financing markets or a fully compliant soft-dollar and commission management program, we deliver for our clients when they need it.

Global Securities Finance

Cowen maintains a team of professionals with broad experience across the Securities Lending and Financing markets. Our team has a demonstrable record of providing clients with outperformance for long and short portfolios through innovative solutions.

With offices in the US and UK, the Cowen Global Securities Finance team provides clients with real time insights to the Securities Lending markets and access to competitive and stable supply.

Get in touch to learn more about our Securities Finance capabilities. 

Offering includes:

  • Synthetic Financing through Total Return and Portfolio Swaps
  • Fully Paid for Lending
  • Short Sale Locate Services - Clients can connect via a web portal or FIX protocol
  • Matched Book Securities Lending
  • Equity Repo
  • Corporate and Convertible Bond Financing
  • Long / Short Financing for Cowen Clearing Clients and Prime Services

Plan Sponsor Services

Our Plan Sponsor Services team helps over 1,000 asset owner clients reduce transaction costs, increase cash flow & conserve plan assets. Clients include corporate and public plans, Taft-Hartley plans, universities and endowments, financial institutions, and mutual funds.

Get in touch to learn more about our Plan Sponsor capabilities or log in to our portal if you’re already a client. 

Westminster: Commission Management Services

Westminster is a FINRA registered broker/dealer specializing in providing investment research and commission management solutions to the institutional investment community. Westminster RPA is a dedicated solution created specifically to address the unbundling requirements of MiFID II.

Get in touch to learn more about its CSA Aggregation and Research Payment Account services, or log in to the Westminster Research portal if you’re already a client. 

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