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Software Analyst Jesse Hulsing Joins Cowen’s Equity Research Department

Cowen Group, Inc. (“Cowen”) (NASDAQ:COWN) today announced that Jesse
has joined Cowen and Company’s Equity Research department as a
Director to cover software stocks. Mr. Hulsing is based in San Francisco
and reports to Robert Fagin, Cowen’s Director of Research.

“We are excited to bring Jesse’s valued perspective to Cowen,” said Mr.
Fagin. “We look forward to his collaboration with our other technology
analysts to deliver prescient insight to our clients.”

Mr. Hulsing joins Cowen from Pacific Crest Securities where he was a
research analyst focused on information management software and IT
services. Prior to joining Pacific Crest, he worked as a software
engineer and marketing executive for Infosys Technologies in Bangalore,
and New York.

Mr. Hulsing holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the
University of Washington in Seattle.

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, and sales and trading 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 and a
sales and trading platform for institutional investors. Founded in 1918,
the firm is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide.

Source: Cowen Group, Inc.

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