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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): February 1, 2013

 


 

COWEN GROUP, 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:

 

o    Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o    Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

o    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 



 

Item 8.01.             Other Events.

 

On February 1, 2013, Cowen Group, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Company has entered into an agreement to acquire Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC (“Dahlman Rose”), a privately-held investment bank specializing in the energy, metals and mining, transportation, chemicals and agriculture sectors.  Copies of the press release and an investor presentation on the acquisition of Dahlman Rose are attached hereto as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2.

 

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Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)

 

Exhibits

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release issued by the Company dated February 1, 2013

99.2

 

Investor Presentation dated February 4, 2013

 

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SIGNATURES

 

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: February 4, 2013

By:

/s/ Owen S. Littman

 

Name:

Owen S. Littman

 

Title:

General Counsel

 

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