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Brett Yarkon

Managing Director and Head, Capital Introduction

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Brett Yarkon is a Managing Director and Head of Capital Introduction at Cowen.  In this role, he focuses on assessing the hedge fund strategies in relation to investor mandates and makes relevant introductions when appropriate. The group covers both HNW, UHNW, and Institutional hedge fund investors who focus on smaller more emerging managers. This consists of Family Offices, Endowments, Pensions, Fund of Funds and Investment Platforms. The team acts as a consultant to many of their clients who are in launch or pre-launch stage assisting with marketing materials, due diligence questionnaires, mock due diligence meetings, and assessment of investor universe.

Prior to joining Cowen, he joined Israel A. Englander & Co. to start a boutique prime brokerage business focusing on emerging managers.  Mr. Yarkon began working with hedge funds at Guggenheim Partners, operating as a Senior Vice President for a $3B multi-strategy hedge fund product focusing on risk management and manager research across the strategy spectrum.

Mr. Yarkon earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Delaware.

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