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): February 11, 2021
(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|
599 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (646) 562-1010
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 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
☐ 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.
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 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 11, 2021, Cowen Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2020, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The information in Exhibit 99.1 is furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
| ||COWEN INC.|
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|By:||/s/ Owen S. Littman|
| ||Name:||Owen S. Littman|
|Date:||February 11, 2021||Title:||General Counsel|