London, 13 September 2007 - JPMorgan Worldwide Securities Services today announced it has been awarded mandates for custody and related services by DSG Pension Trustees Limited and George Wimpey (now Taylor Wimpey) for their pension plans.
JPMorgan Worldwide Securities Services provides the DSG Retirement and Employee Security Scheme with global custody and passive currency overlay services, and provides global custody for the George Wimpey pension plan.
Benjie Fraser, head of UK pensions and charities for JPMorgan Worldwide Securities Services, said, "We welcome the opportunity to work with pension funds of all sizes, to continue our stated full-scale commitment to this industry. We are, therefore, delighted to be working with these pension funds to bring them the same level of service we offer to all of our clients."
About JPMorgan Worldwide Securities Services
JPMorgan Worldwide Securities Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., is a global industry leader with $15.2 trillion in assets under custody. JPMorgan provides innovative custody, fund accounting and administration and securities services to the world's largest institutional investors, alternative asset managers and equity issuers. JPMorgan Worldwide Securities Services leverages its scale and capabilities in more than 90 markets to help clients optimize efficiency, mitigate risk and enhance revenue through a broad range of investor services as well as securities clearance, collateral management and alternative investment services. For more information, please visit www.jpmorgan.com/wss.
About JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $1.5 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its JPMorgan and Chase brands. Information about the firm is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.