Transforming modes of consumption across traditional and non-traditional verticals.

Investment Banking capabilities for
E-Commerce sector

Cowen’s e-commerce team includes corporate finance and M&A professionals based in New York and San Francisco. Our experienced professionals understand the strategic positioning, brand value, unit economics and growth prospects of successful e-commerce companies. The team works with clients across several product lines, including private placements, PIPEs, initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, registered directs, convertible securities, exchangeables and M&A transactions.

Our combined years of experience are brought to bear in the proper positioning of our clients’ stories. We combine a global distribution network with the focused expertise of a growth-oriented capital-markets and M&A advisory practice. Top companies consistently look to Cowen for timely advice and superior execution of creative and high-profile transactions.

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Latest Transactions

  • The RealReal, Inc. is the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, consigned luxury goods.
  • REVOLVE is a leading e commerce retailer serving the fashion savvy millennial and Gen Z consumer. REVOLVE offers curated collections as well as style recommendations and content generated by both REVOLVE and users.
  • Quarton International advises Giata GmbH on the expansion of its shareholder base.


General Contact

Scott Lemone
Managing Director & Head, Consumer
D 646 562 1281

Research capabilities for
E-Commerce sector

With e-commerce expanding across multiple non-traditional verticals and profoundly transforming modes of consumption, many industries are retooling the way they do business. Constant innovation, higher product selection, faster delivery speeds require a next-generation of fulfillment infrastructure and point to a customer responding to improved value propositions.

While the e-commerce sector is covered by our Internet analysts, they have collaborated with fellow research

colleagues across verticals – such as consumer and transportation – to bring together comprehensive insights into the disruption that is taking place and views on the best way to play the theme.

We host topical events such as the Annual Future of the Consumer conference and the Annual Internet & Media Bus Tour as well as Cowen’s Annual Technology, Media and Telecom conference.

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General Contact

Robert Fagin
Head of Research
D 646 562 1310

Lisa Thomas
Associate Director of Research
D 646 562 1388