JP Morgan Chase and Co
JP Morgan Chase is one of the oldest financial services firms in the world. The company, headquartered in New York City, is one of the leaders in investment banking, retail financial services, asset and wealth management and private equity. JPMorgan Chase is currently the third largest banking institution in the United States, behind Bank of America and Citigroup. The hedge fund unit of JPMorgan Chase is the largest hedge fund in the United States with $34 billion in assets as of 2007.