Treasury & Securities Services

Escrow

J.P. Morgan offers escrow services in the major currencies negotiated in the United States, Europe, Asia and Brazil through dedicated service centers in London, Hong Kong, New York, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and São Paulo.

J.P. Morgan’s role as an escrow agent includes:

  • Acting as neutral and independent third party
  • Safeguarding assets for the benefit of the parties involved
  • Processing investment instructions or disbursement of funds according to preestablished criteria in contract

We offer two basic structures:

  • Escrow Deposit

    Assets are deposited in a neutral independent third party and released according to the fulfillment of certain conditions set within the contract.

     

  • Escrow – Cash Flow

    A cash flow is assigned to a neutral third party and is disbursed to one or more counterparties according to the contract specifications.

Key characteristics and benefits:

  • Counterparty risks mitigated
  • No need for credit lines
  • Investment solutions with competitive returns without compromising liquidity and security
  • Facility in drawing up documents with many options of standard contracts
  • Escrow contracts closed quickly often within 24 hours
  • Customized solutions developed to meet parties’ needs
  • Exclusive escrow team adapted to Brazilian market dynamics

J.P. Morgan on escrow market:

  • More than 100 years of experience
  • Approximately 1,500 new businesses per year
  • More than 5,000 active accounts
  • More than 35% of clients are on Fortune 500 list

For additional information, contact a J.P. Morgan service manager.

Awards

  • Best Investment Bank in Latin America (LatinFinance, 2012)
  • Best M&A House in Latin America (LatinFinance, 2012)
  • Latin America Equities House of the year (IFR, 2012)
  • Best Private Bank Services in Colombia (Euromoney, 2012)
  • Best Private Bank Services in Panama (Euromoney, 2012)
  • Best Private Bank Services in Paraguay (Euromoney, 2012)
  • Best Range of Advisory Services in Latin America (Euromoney, 2012)
  • Best Private Bank for Range of Investment Products in Ecuador (Euromoney, 2012)
  • Best Relationship Management in Peru (Euromoney, 2012)
  • Best Net-Worth-Specific services in Brazil (Euromoney, 2012)
  • Best Net-Worth-Specific services in Ecuador (Euromoney, 2012)
  • Best Net-Worth-Specific services in Peru (Euromoney, 2012)
  • Best Net-Worth-Specific services in Uruguay (Euromoney, 2012) 
  • Best Research Team in Latin America (Institutional Investor, 2011)
  • Best Fixed Income Fund Manager for J. P. Morgan Asset Management (Exame Magazine, 2011)
 
 

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