Global Prime Brokerage Services

Cowen’s customizable prime brokerage offering combines client-focused service and competitive pricing with superior technology and experience for Hedge Funds, Liquid Alternative Funds and Family Offices.


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Custody & Clearing

Multiple prime custody options with access to multiple trust and custody banks

Trading & Execution

Equities, Futures & Options
Full-service trading capabilities


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Capital Solutions

Suite of services to assist with targeting new sources of capital


Analytics & Reporting

Comprehensive suite of customizable analytics and reporting


Prime Custody & Clearing 

Prime Custody of assets within investment portfolios to provide greater transparency and risk mitigation

  • Key relationships with the following multiple global custody clearing firms: Goldman Sachs & Co, Pershing LLC, INTL FCStone & Interactive Brokers LLC
  • Stock loan, margin, and consolidated reporting
  • Access to multiple trust and custody banks
  • Fully paid for lending

Global Trading & Execution

Full service and customized execution through Cowen Execution Solutions

  • 24-Hour trading & access to 100+ global market centers
  • Multiple execution front ends including: Bloomberg, Liquid, RealTick, RediPlus, Neovest and Eze OMS
  • Dedicated desks for ETFs, ADRs & Options
  • Suite of advanced algorithmic strategies
  • Vast liquidity through our proprietary Millennium® ATS

Capital Solutions

A suite of services to assist with raising capital

  • Capital Introduction services including investor identification & relationship facilitation for mid and small sized funds
  • Targeted sources of capital and allocation venues including: family offices, fund of funds, wealth advisors, foundations, endowments, and emerging manager platforms
  • Introductions to key service providers including attorneys, auditors, and administrators
  • Advisory services, event production & facilitation, and resources for fund sales and marketing strategies

Analytics & Reporting

Comprehensive analytics and reporting consolidated across multiple accounts

  • Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly client data, statements, and #1099s
  • Consolidated performance and risk reports across multiple accounts with risk metrics, tax lot reporting and more
  • Customizable views by multiple criteria and formats


Hedge Funds
Cowen’s highly-trained and experienced staff is dedicated to providing exceptional prime brokerage services for our hedge fund clients. By combining world-class clearing, advanced technology, and service, we provide a prime brokerage platform that allows a hedge fund manager to focus on investing.


Family Offices & Wealth Advisors
A family office can take advantage of the same prime brokerage services that Cowen offers their hedge fund clients, instead of settling for the low client service and poor execution quality offered by many providers.


Alternative Mutual Funds & Liquid Alternatives
Cowen offers specialized services to 1940 Act open-end alternative mutual funds. We have years of experience helping to launch and service alternative mutual funds and we continue to invest in people and technology to support this growing market.


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Connecticut: 203.594.7232 Dallas: 214-523-9014
New York: 212.468.8426 San Francisco: 415.400.0207