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

2016
14 March Cowen Prime Services Wins Hedgeweek Global Award 2016
2015
4 November Cowen Prime Services Wins US Hedge Fund Services Award
3 November Cowen Prime Services and Cohere Communications Announce Strategic IT Services Relationship
5 October Cowen Appoints Bill Maher Head of Client Services, Cowen Prime Services
21 September Cowen Prime Services Wins Hedgeweek USA Award 2015
1 SeptemberCowen Group Completes Acquisition of Concept Capital Markets
10 AugustConcept Capital Markets Outperforms Again in Global Custodian's Prime Brokerage Survey
15 JulyCowen Group, Inc. to Acquire Concept Capital Markets
14 MayConcept Capital Markets adds trading and client support personnel
1 MayConcept Capital Markets, LLC appoints Penn Miller-Jones Head of Prime Brokerage Sales
13 AprilConcept Capital Markets, LLC and Alpha Dealing LTD execute Transatlantic Agreement to extend Outsourced Trading Businesses of each Firm
27 FebruaryConcept Capital Markets, LLC receives Best North American Prime Broker Award from Hedgeweek for second consecutive year
2014
14 November Concept Capital Markets, LLC wins Global Custodian’s 25th Anniversary Award for Excellence & Consistency in Prime Brokerage Client Service
24 OctoberConcept Capital Markets, LLC earns Best Boutique Prime Broker Award from HFMWeek
3 September Concept Capital Markets, LLC Joins the Hedge Fund Association's Global Thought Leadership Council
27 AugustConcept Capital Markets, LLC releases its 2014 Hedge Fund Investor Survey.
6 AugustConcept Capital Markets, LLC hires Michael Tumulty
21 July Concept Capital Markets, LLC adds prime brokerage personnel
6 JuneConcept Capital Markets, LLC earns top scores in multiple categories of Global Custodian's Prime Brokerage Survey
31 MarchConcept Capital Markets, LLC assumes managed account and prime services business from I.A. Englander & Co.
28 February Concept Capital Markets, LLC named Best North American Prime Broker by Hedgeweek Global Awards
11 FebruaryConcept Capital Markets, LLC publishes guide to launching an alternative investment fund
2013
18 OctoberConcept Capital Markets, LLC earns Best Boutique Prime Broker Award from HFMWeek
1 JulyConcept Capital Markets, LLC earns multiple Top Ratings in Global Custodian's Prime Brokerage Survey
12 JuneConcept Capital Markets, LLC hires Jay Davis, opens office in San Francisco
6 JuneConcept Capital Markets, LLC named Best Prime Broker North America by Hedgeweek US Awards
4 JuneConcept Capital hires Veronica Taylor in Compliance
4 JuneConcept Asset Management hires Richard F. DiVenuto
11 March Concept Capital Markets, LLC hires Charlie Fisher and opens office in greater Atlanta, GA area
2012
22 October Concept Capital Markets, LLC honored at HFM Week Awards
24 August Kyle Kupiec Joins Concept Capital Markets, LLC
31 July Concept Capital Markets, LLC adds to its institutional sales team
15 June Concept Capital Markets, LLC earns Top Prime Broker in North America rating from Global Custodian
2011
14 October Concept Capital Wins Best Boutique Prime Broker - Client Service Award
1 August Concept Capital Acquires Alaris Trading