January 17, 2008



Securities and Exchange Commission
450 Fifth Street NW
Washington, DC  20549

RE:	Schedule 13G 
	Cowen Group Inc.
	As of December 31, 2007

Gentlemen:

In  accordance  with  Section  13(d)(5)  of  the  
Securities Exchange  Act  of  1934,  attached please  
find  an amended Schedule  13G for the above named 
company showing a decrease in beneficial ownership 
to less than 5% as of December 31, 2007  filed  on 
behalf of Eagle Asset Management, Inc.

Very truly yours,



Damian Sousa
Vice President
Chief Compliance Officer
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Enclosures

cc:	Office of the Corporate Secretary
	Cowen Group, Inc.
	1221 Avenue of the Americas
	New York, NY 10020

	Securities Division
	NASD Financial Center
	33 Whitehall Street
	New York, NY  10004

	SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
	Washington, D.C.  20549

	Schedule 13G

	Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
	(Amendment No.    1   )*


	Cowen Group Inc.

	(Name of Issuer)     

	
	Common Stock par value $.01 per share
	(Title of Class of Securities)


	223621103
	(CUSIP Number)


Check the following box if a fee is being paid with 
this statement _____.  (A fee is not required only 
if the filing person:  (1) has a previous statement 
on file reporting beneficial ownership of more than 
five percent of the class of securities described in 
Item 1; and (2) has filed no amendment subsequent 
thereto reporting beneficial ownership of five percent 
or less of such class.)  (See Rule 13d-7.)

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out 
for a reporting person's initial filing on this form 
with respect to the subject class of securities, and 
for any subsequent amendment containing information 
which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior 
cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this 
cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for 
the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange 
Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the 
liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be 
subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, 
see the Notes).







Page 1 of 5 Pages

CUSIP NO. 02744M108                                 13G

 1  NAME OF REPORTING PERSON 
    S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON
      Eagle Asset Management, Inc.      59-2385219
                                                                      
 2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*  (A) ______
                                                      (B) ______
                                                                      
 3  SEC USE ONLY

 4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
                                                                      
   State of Florida
                                                                      
        NUMBER OF             5   SOLE VOTING POWER
         SHARES                            0
      BENEFICIALLY          6   SHARED VOTING POWER
         OWNED                             - - -
         AS OF                                                           
    DECEMBER 31, 2007    7  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
        BY EACH                           0
       REPORTING               8   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
      PERSON WITH                      - - -
                                                                      
 9  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
                                                                      
             0
                                                                      
10    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*
                                                  [_____]           
                                                                      
11  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

              0.00%                                                      
                                                                      
12  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
                                                                      
            IA                                                         
                            
                  *SEE INSTRUCTION BEFORE FILLING OUT!
                                            Page 2 of 5 Pages
Item 1(a) 	Name of Issuer:

          		Cowen Group Inc.


Item 1(b) 	Address of Issuer's Principal Executing Offices:

           		1221 Avenue of the Americas
		New York, NY 10020


Item 2(a) 	Name of Person Filing:

         		Eagle Asset Management, Inc.


Item 2(b) 	Address of Principal Business Office:

          		880 Carillon Parkway
          		St. Petersburg, Florida  33716


Item 2(c)	Citizenship:

          		Florida


Item 2(d) 	Title of Class of Securities:

          		Common Stock par value $.01 per share


Item 2(e)	CUSIP Number:

          		223621103


Item 3    	Type of Reporting Person:

(e) Investment  Adviser  registered  under Section 203 of the 
Investment Advisors Act of 1940



Page 3 of 5 Pages
Item 4   	Ownership as of December 31, 2007

         (a)  	Amount Beneficially Owned:

              	0 shares of common stock beneficially owned including:
                                                     	      No. of Shares
             	 Eagle Asset Management, Inc.                 0

          (b)  	Percent of Class:        0%


         (c)	Deemed Voting Power and Disposition Power:

              	(i)             	(ii)           		(iii)         		(iv)
              	                                			Deemed        		Deemed
              	Deemed         Deemed  		to have 		to have
              	to have           to have        		Sole Power   		Shared Power
              	Sole Power    Shared Power   		to Dispose    		to Dispose
              	to Vote or       to Vote or     		or to         		or to
              	to Direct         to Direct     		Direct the    		Direct the
              	to Vote            to Vote        		Disposition   		Disposition

Eagle Asset     0	      	----           		0	      		----
Management, Inc.


Item 5   	Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:

        	 If  this  statement is being filed to report the  fact that 
as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to  be the  beneficial 
owner of more than five percent of the  class  of securities, check the 
following.
              
                                             			(_x_)

Item 6   	Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:

              	 N/A

Item 7   	Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary which Acquired
              	the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company:

              	 N/A

Page 4 of 5 Pages
Item 8   	Identification and Classification of  Members  of the Group:   N/A


Item 9   	Notice of Dissolution of Group:   N/A


Item 10  	Certification:

By  signing  below I certify that to the  best  of  my knowledge  
and  belief,  the securities referred  to  above  were acquired 
in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired for  
purpose  of  and  do  not have the  effect  of  changing  or 
influencing the control of the issuer of such securities and were 
not  acquired  in  connection with or as  a  participant  in  
any transaction having such purposes or effect.

         		Signature


After  reasonable  inquiry  and  to  the  best  of  my knowledge 
and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this 
statement is true, complete and correct.
  
Date: January 17, 2008           	EAGLE ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.



                                   			__________________________________ 
                                   			Damian Sousa
                                  	 		Vice President
                                   			Chief Compliance Officer















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