Cowen beefs up staff with new addition

Cowen Inc has hired Ann M. Miller as a director in the special situations group and will be part of the firm’s investment banking team. Previously, Miller was a director at Houlihan Lokey‘s financial restructuring practice.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) (“Cowen” or the “Company”) today announced that Ann M. Miller has joined Cowen’s Investment Banking team as a Director in the Special Situations Group. Ms. Miller is based in Cowen’s New York City corporate headquarters and joins the firm with expertise in the public and private company sectors, working in both distressed and traditional M&A assignments. In her new role, Ms. Miller is responsible for both executing mandates and obtaining new mandates with new and existing clients. In addition, she is also responsible for client management relating to all of the Special Situations service offerings.

“I am very happy Ann has joined Cowen’s Investment Banking Special Situations team as her professional background will enable the firm to leverage her areas of expertise and maximize the opportunities in the sector,” said Lorie Beers, Cowen Managing Director and Head, Special Situations. “Furthermore, Ann’s broad range of experience includes managing a variety of investment banking engagements, including Chapter 11 restructurings, debt for equity exchanges, mergers and acquisitions and divestiture assignments, strategic alternative analyses, fairness and solvency opinions and valuations.”

“Ann is a welcome addition to Cowen’s Investment Banking team and her knowledge and experience will be tremendously beneficial to our clients as the firm further expands its global capabilities in this important sector,” said Kevin Raidy, Head of Investment Banking.

Prior to joining Cowen, Ms. Miller worked as a Director for Houlihan Lokey in its Financial Restructuring practice and also previously worked as a Strategic Consultant and Valuation Advisor at EY. Ms. Miller holds her Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Chicago. She also holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst.

Cowen’s investment banking professionals bring tailored solutions and unbiased advice to corporate clients rather than leading with a product first approach. Cowen has demonstrated expertise with growth companies in debt and equity capital raising as well as merger and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, shareholder activist situations and takeover defenses. Cowen’s core sectors include: health care, TMT, information and technology services, consumer, industrials, energy and transportation.

About Cowen Inc.
Cowen Inc. is a diversified financial services firm and, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, provides alternative asset management, investment banking, research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, global clearing and commission management through its two business segments: Cowen Investment Management and its affiliates make up the Company’s alternative investment segment, while Cowen and Company, a member of FINRA and SIPC, and its affiliates make up the Company’s broker-dealer segment. Cowen Investment Management 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 worldwide. For additional information, visit