Cowen Holdings, Inc. 10-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Amendment No. 1
Annual Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Cowen Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10020
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrants principal executive office)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act. Yes o No x
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Act. Yes o No x
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes x No o
Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K is not contained herein, and will not be contained, to the best of registrants knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of the Annual Report on Form 10-K or any amendment to the Annual Report on Form 10-K. o
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See definitions of large accelerated filer, accelerated filer, and smaller reporting company in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Act). Yes o No x
The aggregate market value of the common stock of the registrant held by non-affiliates of the registrant on June 30, 2007, the last business day of the registrants most recently completed second fiscal quarter was: $284,498,075.
As of March 10, 2008 there were 14,593,478 shares of the registrants common stock outstanding.
Documents incorporated by reference:
Part III of this Annual Report on Form 10-K incorporates by reference information (to the extent specific sections are referred to herein) from the Registrants Proxy Statement for its 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Cowen Group, Inc. (the Company) is filing this Amendment No. 1 on Form 10-K/A to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007 (the Form 10-K), solely to include Exhibit 23.1, Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. This Amendment No. 1 on Form 10-K/A does not change the previously reported financial statements or any of the other disclosure contained in the original Form 10-K. Part IV is also amended to add new certifications in accordance with Rule 13a-14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Item 15. Exhibits and Financial Statement Schedules
(a) Documents filed as part of this Annual Report on Form 10-K:
1. Consolidated Financial Statements
The consolidated financial statements required to be filed in the Annual Report on Form 10-K are listed on page F-1 of the Form 10-K. The required financial statements appear on pages F-1 through F-39 of the Form 10-K.
2. Financial Statement Schedules
Separate financial statement schedules have been omitted from the Form 10-K either because they are not applicable or because the required information is included in the consolidated financial statements.
See the Exhibit Index on pages E-1 through E-2 for a list of the exhibits being filed or furnished with or incorporated by reference into this Annual Report on Form 10-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.