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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 25, 2019 
 
COWEN INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
 

 
Delaware
 
001-34516
 
27-0423711
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 
599 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 845-7900
 

 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.   o

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class
 
Trading Symbol
 
Name of Exchange on Which Registered
Class A Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
 
COWN
 
The Nasdaq Global Market
7.35% Senior Notes due 2027
 
COWNZ
 
The Nasdaq Global Market
7.75% Senior Notes due 2033
 
COWNL
 
The Nasdaq Global Market






Item 8.01.    Other Events.

On July 25, 2019, Cowen Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $14.06 per share on the Company’s 5.625% Series A Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock. The dividend is payable on August 15, 2019, to the holders of record at the close of business on August 1, 2019. A copy of the press release is attached hereto at Exhibit 99.1.










 
 
 
 Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)
Exhibits. The following exhibits are filed herewith:
 
 







SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: July 25, 2019

 
 
 
COWEN INC.
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Owen S. Littman
 
 
Name:  Owen S. Littman
 
 
Title:    General Counsel









    


Exhibit
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Cowen Declares Quarterly Dividend On Its
Series A Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock


NEW YORK — July 25, 2019 — Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) (“Cowen” or the “Company) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $14.06 per share on the Company’s 5.625% Series A Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock (the “Convertible Preferred Stock”).

The quarterly dividend on the Convertible Preferred Stock is payable on August 15, 2019, to holders of record at the close of business on August 1, 2019.

About Cowen Inc.

Cowen Inc. (“Cowen” or the “Company”) is a diversified financial services firm offering investment banking services, equity and credit research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, global clearing, commission management services and actively managed alternative investment products. Cowen focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to our clients in order to help them outperform. Founded in 1918, the Company is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide. Learn more at Cowen.com

For further information, contact:

Cowen Inc.
J.T. Farley, Investor Relations
(646) 562-1056
james.farley@cowen.com