NEW YORK, October 6, 2010 - J.P. Morgan Treasury Services today announced that the rollout of its new liquidity management platform has reached a number of key milestones. The platform, which delivers enhanced liquidity capabilities globally, and includes the development of a new client-facing liquidity portal, is now live in key locations throughout Asia and has begun deployment in Europe.
"The financial crisis put a spotlight on the treasurer's need for visibility and control of global liquidity," said Randy White, head of J.P. Morgan's liquidity management business. "We've made a significant investment in developing a single global platform that delivers the real-time information clients need to make effective liquidity and investment decisions, and the tools to put those decisions into action."
Roll-out of these new capabilities will continue throughout 2011 in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Latin America, as well as additional locations in Asia.
"The portal is of particular interest to clients with global operations who want more visibility into regional activities," says White. "Clients already using the system include a range of companies in the U.S. with operations across key markets in Asia. The portal provides them with a greater level of insight into their regional liquidity positions and investment activity."
Through the liquidity portal -- J.P. Morgan ACCESS Liquidity Solutions -- clients will be able to view J.P. Morgan global cash and investment balance information by legal entity, country and currency globally in real time, as well as balances at third-party banks. The product will also provide clients with the ability to:
J.P. Morgan Treasury Services continues to expand its capabilities and services globally to enable clients to become more efficient across different currencies and across their own global footprint. The ongoing investment makes it easier for J.P. Morgan clients to move, concentrate, invest and manage their cash around the world.
About J.P. Morgan Treasury Services
J.P. Morgan's Treasury Services business is a full-service provider of innovative cash management, trade, liquidity, commercial card and escrow services -- specifically developed to meet the challenges treasury professionals face today. More than 135,000 corporations, financial institutions, governments and municipalities in over 180 countries and territories entrust their business to J.P. Morgan. J.P. Morgan Treasury Services is one of the world's largest providers of treasury management services and a division of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., member FDIC. More information can be found at www.jpmorgan.com/ts.
About JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 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 & 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.