Cowen Names John Holl Head of International Sales and Trading for Cowen Execution Services Limited (CESL)

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 1, 2018–
Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) (“Cowen” or the “Company”) announced that John
Holl has been named Head of International Sales and Trading for Cowen
Execution Services Limited (CESL). In this role, Mr. Holl is overseeing
the expansion of Cowen’s European-based sales and trading initiatives
and further enhancing Cowen’s client-service resources. In addition, Mr.
Holl is responsible for Cowen’s non-dollar equity business, which
encompasses European and Asian equity trading. Mr. Holl reports to Dan
Charney, Co-President, Cowen and Company.

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“John is an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience trading
equities in the international arena and his vast industry background
enables him to bring his unique perspective when executing Cowen’s
vision to always puts its clients’ needs first,” said Dan Charney,
Co-President, Cowen and Company. “Cowen actively trades on all of the
major exchanges across the globe and John and his team have been
instrumental in helping Cowen expand its European footprint and trading
initiatives while becoming a central hub for all non-Americas business.”

John Holl joined Cowen following its recent acquisition of Convergex and
most recently was Managing Director and Head of Convergex Limited’s
Sales and Trading. Mr. Holl previously spearheaded Knight Capital
Group’s European equity business for 10 years, building a highly
successful institutional business from the ground up. Mr. Holl has
extensive buy-side and sell-side experience and, prior to his tenure at
Knight, he held senior trading positions at Citigroup Global Markets and
Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was involved with many different
aspects of international sales trading. Mr. Holl began his career in
equities at Schroder Wertheim and gathered valuable buy-side experience
from his role at Sanford Bernstein. Mr. Holl received his B.A. in
Criminal Justice, with honors, from the University at Albany, State
University of New York.

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 Company 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.

Source: Cowen Inc.

Cowen
Lynda Caravello, 646-562-1676
lynda.caravello@cowen.com
or
Gagnier
Communications
Dan Gagnier, 646-569-5897
dg@gagnierfc.com

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