Cowen Group, Inc.

The Vault Review


  • “Great culture: small company where everyone knows each other”
  • “Strong senior leadership”
  • “Good work/life balance”


  • “Not a lot of deal flow”
  • “Weekend work”
  • “We never seem to have a really big revenue year”

The Buzz

  • “Very strong healthcare franchise”
  • “Middle market and middle of the road”
  • “Good research on small- to mid-cap firms”
  • “Mediocre”

Survey Says

Vault Verdict:  Cowen's interview process focuses more on fit than technical questions, and the firm is more willing than other investment banks to hire outside of the major target schools. Still, candidates must be hardworking, very bright, and highly...

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