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May 9 2011 | 1:04pm ET
Cowen Group, the boutique investment bank that reverse-merged with hedge fund Ramius Capital in 2009, swung to a (small) profit in the first quarter.
The New York-based firm said improved earnings by its investment bank helped it erase a $13 million net loss in the year ago period. Cowen said net income during the first three months of 2011 was $82,000, as revenue rose 14% to $64.2 million.
Most of that increase was attributed to investment banking, where revenue more than doubled during the quarter.
"Our investment banking unit continued to show signs of progress, principally driven by our underwriting business which benefited from favorable equity market conditions during the quarter," CEO Peter Cohen said.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…