SEC FORM 13F-HR/A

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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 13F

FORM 13F COVER PAGE

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Report for the Calendar Year or Quarter Ended: 06-30-2016
Check here if Amendment X Amendment Number: 1
This Amendment (Check only one.):    is a restatement.
X adds new holdings entries.
Institutional Investment Manager Filing this Report:
Name: COWEN GROUP, INC.
Address: 599 LEXINGTON AVENUE, 20TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY  10022
Form 13F File Number: 028-14571

The institutional investment manager filing this report and the person by whom it is signed hereby represent that the person signing the report is authorized to submit it, that all information contained herein is true, correct and complete, and that it is understood that all required items, statements, schedules, lists, and tables, are considered integral parts of this form.

Person Signing this Report on Behalf of Reporting Manager:
Name: Owen Littman
Title: General Counsel
Phone: 212-201-4841
Signature, Place, and Date of Signing:
/s/ Owen Littman New YorkNY 08-24-2016
[Signature] [City, State] [Date]
Report Type (Check only one.):
X 13F HOLDINGS REPORT. (Check here if all holdings of this reporting manager are reported in this report.)
   13F NOTICE. (Check here if no holdings reported are in this report, and all holdings are reported by other reporting manager(s).)
   13F COMBINATION REPORT. (Check here if a portion of the holdings for this reporting manager are reported in this report and a portion are reported by other reporting manager(s).)
Form 13F Summary Page
Report Summary:
Number of Other Included Managers: 2
Form 13F Information Table Entry Total: 3
Form 13F Information Table Value Total: 124,296
(thousands)
List of Other Included Managers:
Provide a numbered list of the name(s) and Form 13F file number(s) of all institutional investment managers with respect to which this report is filed, other than the manager filing this report.
[If there are no entries in this list, state “NONE” and omit the column headings and list entries.]
No. Form 13F File Number Name
1 028-10674 RAMIUS ADVISORS LLC
3 028-04125 COWEN & COMPANY, LLC

SEC FORM 13-F Information Table

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The reader should not assume that the information is accurate and complete.

UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 13F

FORM 13F INFORMATION TABLE

OMB APPROVAL
OMB Number: 3235-0006
Expires: July 31, 2015
Estimated average burden
hours per response: 23.8

COLUMN 1 COLUMN 2 COLUMN 3 COLUMN 4 COLUMN 5 COLUMN 6 COLUMN 7 COLUMN 8
VALUE SHRS OR SH/ PUT/ INVESTMENT OTHER VOTING AUTHORITY
NAME OF ISSUER TITLE OF CLASS CUSIP (x$1000) PRN AMT PRN CALL DISCRETION MANAGER SOLE SHARED NONE
SHIRE PLC SPONSORED ADR 82481R106 920 5,000 SH   DFND 1 5,000 0 0
SYNGENTA AG SPONSORED ADR 87160A100 123,375 1,606,653 SH   DFND 1 1,606,653 0 0
WIPRO LTD SPON ADR 1 SH 97651M109 1 41 SH   DFND 3 41 0 0