About us

We trace our roots in Ireland back to 1919, and we are now one of the largest providers of custody and fund services in Ireland. We offer products and services from our corporate and investment bank, including, fund services, custody, treasury services, commercial banking, merchant services and fixed income trading.

J.P. Morgan has operated in Europe for nearly 200 years and has a sophisticated local market presence across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Within the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region, J.P. Morgan has an unparalleled client base and leadership across the spectrum of financial services products. The regional head office in London is complemented by a strong regional footprint, with offices in all major financial centers.

Globally, through the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, we make philanthropic investments in cities where we have major operations, assisting those at a disadvantage by helping them build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities. Across EMEA, the firm focuses its investment and attention on three pillars: Economic Development, Financial Empowerment and Workforce Readiness.

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world's most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries. As announced in 2020, JPMorgan Chase will deploy $2 billion in philanthropic capital around the world by 2025. We also lead volunteer service activities for employees in local communities by utilizing our many resources, including those that stem from access to capital, economies of scale, global reach and expertise.

Our local history

With a legacy dating back to 1799, we have a history of demonstrating leadership during times of both economic growth and financial instability. Below you will find major milestones from the firm’s history in Ireland. The institutions listed in the timeline are several examples of the over 1,200 predecessors that make up today’s JPMorgan Chase.

  • 1919: The National Land Bank Limited is established by the new parliament in Ireland to aid in land redistribution. In 1926, it is acquired by the Bank of Ireland. The following year the Land Bank changes its name to National City Bank Limited.
  • 1968: Chase Manhattan Bank enters a joint venture with the Bank of Ireland in which they each have a 50% interest in the Bank of Ireland’s wholly-owned subsidiary, the National City Bank Limited.  The bank is renamed Chase Bank of Ireland (International) Ltd.
  • 1970: The First National Bank of Chicago opens a branch in Dublin.
  • 1979: Chase Manhattan purchases Bank of Ireland’s 50% interest in their joint venture and renames the bank, The Chase Bank (Ireland) Ltd.
  • 1985: Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company’s Corporate Challenge is held for the first time in Europe in Killarney.
  • 1986: Chase Ireland arranges its first major investment banking transaction, a 100 billion Swiss Franc swap for the Republic of Ireland, and a 180 million Deutsche Mark standby revolving credit for that country’s development bank.
  • 2009: Chase Paymentech Europe Ltd. (CEPL) is incorporated and establishes its headquarters in Dublin. It is rebranded as J.P. Morgan Merchant Services Europe in 2016.
  • 2018: JPMorgan Chase opens the new Capital Dock building in Dublin to house the firm’s over 500 employees located in Dublin.