Bailout Bank Bio: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co

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Nov 14, 2008  | 4 min read | Print Article

J.P. Morgan Chase is a New York based financial services company with worldwide operations. J.P. Morgan Chase is the umbrella brand that incorporates numerous subsidiary activities. Subsidiaries also operate under the Chase and WaMu brand names. In 2000, J.P. Morgan & Co. merged with Chase Manhattan Corp., in effect combining four of the largest and oldest money center banking institutions in New York City (J.P. Morgan, Chase, Chemical and Manufacturers Hanover) into one firm called J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. These mergers culminated in July 2004 with the joining of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Bank One Corp. to form today's JPMorgan Chase &Co.JP Morgan Chase Building

Along with Wells Fargo, Citigroup, and Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase received $25 billion on October 28, 2008 as one of four of the original nine U.S. banks to receive money from the Treasury under its Capital Purchase Program. The company paid back these funds in full on June 9, 2009.

In May 2008 a wholly-owned subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase merged with Bear Stearns, and in September 2008 JPMorgan also acquired Washington Mutual Bank.

J.P. Morgan Chase’s hedge fund unit is the largest in the United States. According to the 2008 Fortune 500 ranking of the largest U.S. corporations, J.P. Morgan is the third largest among commercial banks, and the 12th largest among all U.S. corporations.

►Financial Documents

11-7-2008 JPMorgan 8-K

3-31-2008 JPMorgan Prospectus

2008 JPMorgan 10K (Annual Report)

2007 JPMorgan Annual Report

Federal contracts (last accessed 03/26/2009)

►Lobbying reports (if any)

Third Quarter 2008


►Political Contributions

Center for Responsive Politics  (Last Accessed 11/14/08).


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November 6, 2008 J.P. Morgan Chase says it prevented 250,000 home foreclosures (MarketWatch)

November 1, 2008 JPMorgan Chase expands housing rescue plan (CNN)

October 5, 2008 Like J.P. Morgan, Warren E. Buffett Braves a Crisis (NY Times)

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Bailout Bank Bio: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co


Federal Equity Investment

$25 billion

Total Revenue (Net)

$71,372,000,000 (2007)
$67,252,000,000 (2008)

Net Income

$15,365,000,000 (2007)
$5,605,000,000 (2008)

Number of Employees


Corporate Headquarters

New York, NY

Business Sector


Officers and Directors

James Dimon, Chairman of the Board,
President, Chief Executive Officer
Other Officers and Directors

Corporate Website

Executive Compensation

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Last Updated March 26, 2009

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