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1 Financial Times, 2/8/17
By harnessing the efforts of multiple Cowen analysts, we provide a unique, 420° View™ of the emerging cannabis sector. In addition to being the first major investment bank to provide research coverage of this emerging industry, Cowen hosts multiple cannabis investor conferences each year that include insights from our experts in retail, e-commerce, restaurants, health care, agriculture, and Washington policy.
Our data science initiative harnesses massive datasets in the public and private domain to help inform our analysts’ investment opinions. It represents a multi-million dollar investment in using technology to synthesize information and using that information to help generate alpha.
Our Digital Health Initiative™ brings together the collective insight of our research analysts in a variety of disciplines to examine the intersection of technology, retail and health care, and how this convergence will impact the investment landscape.
Our ESG Research highlights analysis that includes significant environmental, social or governance implications for those portfolio managers focused on those criteria and the future of ESG investing as part of their investment process.
Cowen has also developed an ESG scoring system, providing our clients and employees with a unified framework for ESG-related conversations. Founded on a future-facing paradigm, this system provides an unbiased, common framework that can be used to uniformly evaluate companies’ performance based on ESG criteria.
Cowen and MassRobotics are collaborating to bring together our extensive market knowledge to advance research into the emerging Robotics and Artificial Intelligence industry. MassRobotics is a global hub in Robotics, representing engineers, rocket scientists and entrepreneurs focused on the needs of the Robotics community.
Washington Research Commentaries
Our Washington Research Group (WRG), established more than 40 years ago, is a leading voice for commentary and insights into Washington policy. The team has been consistently recognized at the top of its field by clients and in industry surveys.
Government policy and regulatory affairs play an increasingly important role in investment analysis. WRG’s valuable macro perspective complements the domain expertise of Cowen’s exceptional fundamental equity research.
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