SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 11, 2016
COWEN GROUP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
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
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
Estimated Unaudited Assets Under Management
The Company is disclosing to investors in the private investment funds that it manages that, as of February 1, 2016, the estimated unaudited amount of assets under management was approximately $13.1 billion, which reflects a net decrease of approximately $0.153 billion since January 1, 2016. The Company’s estimate of assets under management is inclusive of performance for the month ended January 31, 2016 and capital flows as of February 1, 2016.
January 1, 2016 (f)
February 1, 2016 (f)
(dollars in millions)
Hedge Funds (a) (b) (c)
Alternative Solutions (a)
Ramius Trading Strategies
Real Estate (a)
Healthcare Royalty Partners (d) (e)
The Company owns between 20% and 55% of the general partners, investment managers or managing members of the real estate business, the activist business and the global macro business (the single strategy hedge funds) and the alternative solutions business. We do not possess unilateral control over any of these businesses.
Includes approximately $651.8 million of committed but undrawn capital that will only be charged fees when invested.
These amounts include the Company's invested capital of approximately $161.2 million and $161.3 million as of February 1, 2016, and January 1, 2016, respectively (including investments in a registered investment company pursuing a hedge fund-style strategy).
These amounts include the Company's invested capital of approximately $20.3 million and $20.2 million as of February 1, 2016, and January 1, 2016, respectively.
This amount reflects committed capital.
Net performance is net of all management and incentive fees and includes the effect of any foreign exchange translation adjustments and leverage in certain funds.
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.
COWEN GROUP, INC.
Dated: March 11, 2016 By: _/s/ Owen S. Littman
Name: Owen S. Littman
Title: General Counsel