Cowen Prime Services was formed in 2015 following Cowen Group’s acquisition of Concept Capital Markets, LLC.

2015
Concept Capital Markets, LLC named Best North American Prime Broker from Hedgeweek for second consecutive year.
2014
Concept Capital Markets, LLC earns Best Boutique Prime Broker Award from HFMWeek.
Concept Capital Markets, LLC earns top scores in multiple categories of Global Custodian's Prime Brokerage Survey.
Concept Capital Markets, LLC named Best North American Prime Broker by Hedgeweek Global Awards.
2013
Concept Capital Markets, LLC earns Best Boutique Prime Broker Award from HFMWeek.
Concept Capital Markets named "Best Prime Broker North America" in third annual Hedgeweek US Awards.
2012
Concept Capital Markets "Highly Commended" in the Best Boutique Prime Broker - Overall category at the Fourth Annual HFMWeek US Hedge Fund Service Awards.
Concept Capital Markets earns Top Prime Broker in North America.
2011
Concept Capital Markets is proud to be recognized for its excellence in prime brokerage services in an independent survey conducted by Global Custodian Magazine in 2011. Concept Capital received "Top Rated" awards for prime services to funds with <$100mm, as well as a "Top Rated" award for Multi-Strategy Funds and prime brokerage in North America. The group was also "Commended" in the survey by Global Custodian for their work with single strategy managers.
Concept Capital Markets was named "Best Boutique Prime Broker - Client Service" at the Third Annual HFM Week US Hedge Fund Services Awards.