Cowen, Inc. is a financial services company, which provides alternative investment management, investment banking, research, and sales, and trading services. It operates through following the segments: Operating Company and Asset Company. The Operating Company segment consists of four divisions: the Cowen Investment Management division, the Investment Banking division, the Markets division and the Research division. The Asset Company segment consists of the company's private investments, private real estate investments and other legacy investment strategies. The company was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in New York, NY.