Cowen Research Themes 2021 has been published. Click here to learn about the year's key investment themes. >

Fred S. Fraenkel

Vice Chair, Cowen, Inc.

Mr. Fraenkel is a Vice Chair of Cowen and previously had served as Head of Investment Management. Prior to joining Cowen, Mr. Fraenkel was President of Fairholme Capital Management and Chief Research Officer since 2011. Prior to Fairholme, Mr. Fraenkel was Vice-Chair and Chair of the Investment Policy Committee of Beacon Trust Company.

Mr. Fraenkel founded Millennium 3 Capital in 2000, a venture firm specializing in early stage companies, and served as Chair until 2009. Prior to that, he served as Vice Chair of ING Barings Furman Selz and Chief Operating Officer of Furman Selz. Prior to Furman Selz, Mr. Fraenkel spent seven years at Lehman Brothers, where he was a Managing Director and Director of Global Research. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Mr. Fraenkel was Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Market America Group, an investment advisory firm. He also spent four and a half years as Director of Equity Research and a member of the Board of Directors at Prudential Securities. Mr. Fraenkel began his Wall Street career in 1974 as a securities analyst with Goldman Sachs and was Chief Investment Strategist for E.F. Hutton in 1982.

Mr. Fraenkel received a B.S. in Economics and Finance from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is past Chairman of the Board of Advisors of the College of Business and Economics of Lehigh University. Mr. Fraenkel was also a member of Barron’s year-end roundtable from 1982-1985.

Get In Touch

Start a conversation with Fred S. Fraenkel

Insights

Explore related thought leadership, reports, coverage and insights for Fred S. Fraenkel.

Sustainability 2.0 – Technology at the Tipping Point

Read More

Investment Management Team

Our team of dedicated investment professionals seek to capitalize on disruption and dislocation across market, geographies and sectors.

View More
Investment management professional reviews report with a client