What We Do

Large multinationals and emerging companies, institutional investors and individuals all turn to us for capital, insights and solutions.

In Japan, J.P. Morgan provides financial services to corporate clients, financial institutions, institutional investors and governments through JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Tokyo Branch, and JPMorgan Asset Management (Japan) Limited.

Investment Banking

With an industry-leading global network across banking and securities, J.P. Morgan utilizes its in-depth financial knowledge and industry expertise to offer services ranging from M&A advisory, to equity and debt underwriting. 

M&A advisory: J.P. Morgan provides financial consulting for various types of M&A deals, including cross-border transactions, deals by multi-national firms, buy-out funds and complex structures.

Equity Capital Markets: Backed by a strong global network and a wide range of product development capabilities, the firm plays a key role in global equity offerings and initial public offerings to support our clients’ diversified capital needs. We also provide innovative solutions using derivative products.

Debt Capital Markets: With solid execution capabilities supported by its global network, the firm supports client companies with various financial strategies through debt issuance to achieve smooth financing and risk management.

Note: Securities business, financial advisory business and other investment banking business are provided via JPMorgan Securities Services Japan Co., Ltd.

Treasury Services

J.P. Morgan delivers comprehensive financial solutions including payments, collections, liquidity and investment management, trade finance and supply chain finance.

The firm also provides various treasury solutions such as cash management services to Japanese corporations with overseas operations and foreign companies with businesses in Japan.

In Japan, J.P. Morgan has been the operator of the Tokyo Dollar Clearing (TDC) Services since 1986 and holds the top share in the U.S. Dollar Clearing settlement SWIFT market. In addition, our innovative Multibank Gateway offers clients the ability to manage their liquidity and payment processes across multiple banks more efficiently. We are the largest provider of payments in the ZENGIN system among foreign banks in Japan by volume.

Note: Business activities conducted by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Tokyo Branch.

Corporate Banking

Corporate Banking plays an important role as a contact point with clients to offer various crossover products and services provided through the Investment Bank, Treasury Services and Investor Services. Staff serving Japanese-affiliated companies are posted in the major overseas cities where our clients operate, providing comprehensive services.

The firm provides a range of solutions and products, including various types of financing, foreign exchange and derivatives, as well as payment, settlement and cash management services for multi-national corporations, financial institutions and public corporations.

Note: JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd. or JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Tokyo Branch conduct business activities, and employees of this department may hold concurrent posts.

Markets

Fixed Income1

J.P. Morgan has been a leading player in the rates and credit markets. In Japan, we respond to our clients’ diverse funding and investment needs through a wide range of hedge and derivative product offerings, outstanding research capabilities, advanced risk management and exceptional product origination capability.

Equities1

J.P. Morgan offers comprehensive services, including Japanese and non-Japanese equities and derivatives broking, market-making and multilateral equity investment strategies. We also focus on electronic trading, including direct market access and algorithmic trading. With an understanding of our clients’ need to reduce market risk, enhance capital strength, and improve liquidity, we deliver innovative products and services to the market by utilizing our global network.

Foreign Exchange2

J.P. Morgan provides advice on foreign exchange strategies and offers comprehensive services ranging from global forex analysis to forex e-commerce solutions to meet the needs of corporate clients and institutional investors.

Research3

J.P. Morgan's research teams cover the macro economy, rates, forex, credit and Japanese equities. Each team works in tandem with its global counterparts to provide dynamic and valuable data and analysis for institutional investors.

Notes

  1. Business activities conducted by JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd.
  2. Business activities conducted by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Tokyo Branch.
  3. Foreign Exchange business is provided via JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Tokyo Branch, with other business activities conducted via JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd.

Investor Services

J.P. Morgan provides various investor services ranging from global custody, securities lending, global fund services, to clearing and collateral management, to assist trust banks, insurance companies, investment managers, and financial institutions.

The firm is also committed to the depositary receipts business, helping Japanese companies gain access to the U.S. market and expand their investor base by establishing American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) and other depositary receipts programs.

Note: In Japan, business activities for securities services are conducted by JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd. and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Tokyo Branch. Depositary Business activities are conducted by JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd.

Asset Management

In Japan, the asset management business is conducted via JPMorgan Asset Management (Japan) Limited. The firm provides an extensive range of products and services to institutional investors, pension funds, as well as to individual investors via distribution partners such as third-party banks and securities houses. We provide finely-tuned sales support to these distribution partner companies.

The firm offers investment products across a full spectrum of asset classes, including equities and fixed income, as well as alternative assets such as hedge funds, real estate, and private equity.

The firm opened a branch office in Osaka in 2007, followed by branches in Fukuoka and Nagoya in 2010. As one of the few foreign-affiliated asset managers with operations outside of Tokyo, we aim to provide localized and extensive support to our clients across Japan.

 

 

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