Cowen Group Taps Roman For Key Leveraged Capital Markets Post

Oct 18 2017 | 10:08pm ET

Financial services company Cowen Group has named former RBC Capital Markets executive Miguel Roman as head of leveraged capital markets and syndicate on the company’s investment banking team.

In his new role, Roman will be responsible for leading the leveraged finance capital markets and syndicate function, according to the company. He will be based in Cowen’s New York City corporate headquarters and report to Craig Zaph, head of leveraged finance and debt capital markets.

Roman joins Cowen with almost 30 years of industry experience. Most recently, he was co-head of the U.S. loan capital markets team for RBC Capital Markets. Prior to working at RBC, he spent almost 20 years with JP Morgan, the last few years as a managing director in the syndicated and leveraged finance group. 

Cowen’s investment banking team expertise in debt and equity capital raising, M&A, shareholder activist situations and takeover defenses. Cowen’s core sectors include: health care, TMT, information and technology services, consumer, industrials, energy and transportation, the company said. 

Founded in 1918 and based in New York, Cowen Group is a diversified financial services firm providing alternative asset management, investment banking, research, sales and trading and prime brokerage services through Cowen Investment Management, its alternative investment segment, and Cowen and Company, its broker-dealer unit. 

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