Cowen to Co-Host Digital Health CEO Summit

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 20, 2017–
Cowen Group, Inc. (“Cowen”) (NASDAQ:COWN) today announced that it will
be a co-sponsor, along with The Wharton School and Rock Health, of the
Digital Health CEO Summit in San Francisco.

The Digital Health CEO Summit is an annual invitation-only event that
brings together senior management from top digital health companies for
a day of panels, roundtables, and insightful conversations.

“It is a privilege to be co-sponsoring such an important event, allowing
vital collaboration and knowledge sharing amongst some of healthcare’s
leading entrepreneurs,” said Jeffrey M. Solomon, President of Cowen.
“The intersection of healthcare and technology is a primary focus at
Cowen. We have oriented our franchise to embrace the adoption of
innovative science and digital medical services across the healthcare
ecosystem as traditional sectors converge to create new paradigms for
connected, data-driven care.”

Cowen is Wall Street’s preeminent health care franchise, and has forged
a leadership position in the emerging digital health landscape with
pioneering investment banking, and innovative research and events. For
example, Cowen’s Digital Health Initiative™ brings together the
collective insight of its 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. Additionally,
the firm’s groundbreaking FutureHealth conference in June has quickly
emerged as a premier industry event.

For more information on the Digital Health CEO Summit, please visit: www.digitalhealthceosummit.com.

About Cowen Group, Inc.

Cowen Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services firm and, together
with its consolidated subsidiaries, provides alternative asset
management, investment banking, research, sales and trading and prime
brokerage services through its two business segments: Ramius and its
affiliates make up the Company’s alternative investment segment, while
Cowen and Company and its affiliates make up the Company’s broker-dealer
segment. Ramius 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 located worldwide.

About The Wharton School

Established in 1881 as the world’s first collegiate school of business,
Wharton is consistently recognized as one of the world’s top-ranked
graduate business schools, renowned for academic strengths across every
major discipline and level of business education. Wharton San
Francisco
offers West Coast executives access to the school’s
innovative programs, unrivaled thought leadership, and talented pool of
students and alumni.

About Rock Health

Rock Health is the first venture fund dedicated to digital health,
existing to fund and support entrepreneurs working at the intersection
of healthcare and technology. Rock Health partners include Blue Shield
of California
, Boehringer Ingelheim, Brigham and Women’s, CVS Health,
DaVita, Sanofi, Sutter Health, and Takeda. For more information, visit www.rockhealth.com.

Source: Cowen Group, Inc.

Media:
Gagnier Communications
Dan Gagnier, 646-569-5897
dg@gagnierfc.com

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