$115 million Deal Value
has been acquired by
Financial advisor to Quarton
Cowen has agreed to acquire Quarton International, a leading global financial advisory company serving the middle market
Quarton is the result of a 2015 merger of European-based Blue Corporate Finance (founded 2001) and Detroit-based Quarton Partners (founded 2010), with a team of 70 professionals across ten offices in Europe & the US.
Quarton offers international expertise, extensive financial sponsor relationships and unique domain knowledge, especially in the industrial and technology verticals.
Cowen is a diversified financial services firm operating through two business segments: a full-service broker dealer and an investment manager offering actively managed alternative investment products.
Total consideration for the transaction is $115mm consisting of $75mm in upfront payments and $40mm in a performance-based earnout. Cowen has also established a retention bonus pool for Quarton employees.