Robert S. Parker

Managing Director and Head
Sell-Side Mergers & Acquisitions, Cowen
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Overview

Operative Experience

Rob Parker is a Managing Director and Head of Sell-Side M&A at Cowen. Mr. Parker was one of the founders of Quarton Partners. He has advised public and private clients on numerous mergers, acquisitions, LBO, cross border and capital raising transactions across a variety of industries.

Prior to forming Quarton Partners, Mr. Parker worked for Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), UBS Investment Bank and W.Y. Campbell & Company where he was a Managing Director and leader of the financial sponsor coverage group.

Education

Mr. Parker is a Michigan native who received his bachelor of arts degree from The University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and Arts. Mr. Parker also holds a master’s degree in business administration from The Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where he was recognized as an S.E. Quall scholar.

Mr. Parker is a licensed securities representative, holding his Series 24, 63 and 79 registrations.

Personal

Mr. Parker is an active member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Deal Network.
He is married and has three children.