JPMorgan Chase Makes Equity Investment in InvestCloud, Continues Firm’s Collaboration With FinTech
September 20, 2016 (New York & Los Angeles ) – JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) and InvestCloud, a California-based FinTech firm, today announced a strategic relationship to accelerate the firm’s development of brand new digital capabilities for individual investors at both the J.P. Morgan and Chase franchises. This partnership will enable JPMorgan Chase to expedite the launch of new online investing capabilities by coupling the firm’s wealth management expertise with InvestCloud’s innovative technology solutions.
JPMorgan Chase also made an equity investment in InvestCloud, strengthening the alliance and further demonstrating the firm’s commitment to digital transformation in financial services. “InvestCloud is an impressive company with a track record of driving innovation for its institutional clients. This is another opportunity for us to collaborate with a FinTech company to provide our clients with the best experience,” said Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase.
Beginning in 2017, the firm’s wealth management clients at J.P. Morgan and Chase will be able to access user-driven online investing through easy-to-use dashboards, additional mobile functionalities, and seamless account opening. Incrementally, JPMorgan Chase will release new features to enrich client interactions with advisors, and further personalize the integration of J.P. Morgan’s market insights.
“Across the wealth spectrum, our clients are increasingly engaging with us digitally,” said Mary Callahan Erdoes, CEO of Asset Management for JPMorgan Chase. “We have been managing wealth for more than 200 years. Pairing these new technological capabilities with our trusted guidance will help our clients achieve their long-term financial goals with flexibility in how they interact with us and our advisors.”
InvestCloud is known for its proprietary PWP (Programs-Writing-Programs) platform, which positions the firm to deliver enterprise grade applications to clients with greater speed and cost effectiveness than traditional software development.
“Our first-class digital solutions are uniquely flexible, providing JPMorgan Chase with direct access to our pipeline of valuable technology for its wealth management clients,” said John Wise, CEO of InvestCloud. “Likewise, in establishing a long-term relationship with JPMorgan Chase, we’re able to leverage their strategic input, particularly as we address the challenge of scale with other clients.”
InvestCloud, Inc. is a California-based company, delivering the securities industry with collaborative cloud-based solutions. InvestCloud’s one of a kind digital applet platform supports $1.5 trillion in AUM, across 660 institutions. Equipped with its unparalleled and innovative cloud delivery model, InvestCloud develops and deploys custom, scalable solutions with pace setting efficiency for Global Banking and Brokerage, Investment Management, Private Banking, Asset Services, and many other types of financial institutions. These high-impact digital business solutions integrate seamlessly with other technologies such as custodians and line-of-business applications, processes, and even allow businesses to leverage their existing infrastructure. For more information, please visit us at www.InvestCloud.com.
About JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.JPMorganChase.com.
SOURCE: JPMorgan Chase & Co.