J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan & Co. was a commercial and investment banking institution founded by J. P. Morgan in 1871. The company was a predecessor of three of the largest banking institutions in the world—JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, and Deutsche Bank (via Morgan, Grenfell & Co)—and was involved in the formation of Drexel Burnham Lambert. The company is sometimes referred to as the “House of Morgan or simply “Morgan.